Industrial Company Deciding Factor In USS Lead Cleanup In East Chicago

Industrial Company Deciding Factor In USS Lead Cleanup In East Chicago

Source: https://www.wfyi.org/, March 26, 2020
By: Rebecca Thiele

An industrial company will be the deciding factor in how well — and how fast — some East Chicago arsenic and lead contamination gets cleaned up.

The Environmental Protection Agency has finalized its plan for the area where the West Calumet Public Housing Complex once stood in the USS Lead Superfund site. While many residents want the area to become housing again, the city intends to let a company called Industrial Development Advantage, LLC move in. Read more.

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