North Bay fire hazardous waste removal kickstarted with FEMA funds

Thursday, November 02, 2017 07:23PM
Call it a show, tell, but don't touch from the Environmental Protection Agency, which invited reporters to view some of the hazardous material it has removed from the fire zones.


SANTA ROSA, Calif. - Call it a show, tell, but don't touch from the Environmental Protection Agency, which invited reporters to view some of the hazardous material it has removed from the fire zones.

It's FEMA-funded -- a project with a budget, "In the tens of millions," according to EPA talkers, who expect this process to continue through November.
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EPA described pile we saw today as an area in flux. Trucks arrive, depart, taking materials away in, "Debris Streams," made up of paint, batteries, and lots of propane tanks.

Barbecue, anyone?
They're also disposing of found ammunition.

Homeowners have no say in EPA entering their burned properties. State has mandated the searches.
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