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Sat May 18, 2024, 06:45 PM May 18

Federal government cleaning up old landfill in Loudoun County

Federal government cleaning up old landfill in Loudoun County

Virginia Mercury
May 18, 2024, 3:07 PM

This article was reprinted with permission from Virginia Mercury.

Work is underway to clean up a chemical present in an old landfill in Northern Virginia that can lead to a central nervous system condition, a diagnosis the congresswoman who represents the area had been diagnosed with.

The United States Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday celebrated $22 million in funding from the federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Law that will go toward cleaning up the Hidden Lane Landfill in Loudoun County known as a Superfund site, a designation identifying heavily polluted areas.

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