State compels Fairfield to clean up remaining PCBs at fill pile

State compels Fairfield to clean up remaining PCBs at fill pile

Source: https://www.ctpost.com/, December 10, 2019
By: Rachel Scharf

The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has warned the town that the controversial fill pile remains contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, and is now telling officials if the chemicals aren’t cleaned up soon they could face penalties.

The town said it removed all the PCBs from the Public Works pile in 2017, and in 2018 constructed a landscape berm to shield neighbors from view of the debris. Read more.

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