Site contaminated with uranium partially collapses into Detroit River

Site contaminated with uranium partially collapses into Detroit River

Source: https://windsorstar.com/, December 5, 2019
By: Dave Battagello

A shoreline property in Detroit listed for decades by the U.S. Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Agency as a contaminated site due to its use of uranium and other dangerous chemicals during manufacturing dating back to the 1940s has partially collapsed into the Detroit River.

The riverbank apparently collapsed under the weight of large aggregate piles stored at the site by Detroit Bulk Storage which has a long-term lease on the property for such use. Read more.

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