Polluted sites get stimulus money for clean up

April 15, 2009 3:28:50 PM PDT
Fifty of the nation's most polluted sites will be cleaned up using federal stimulus money, including three in Northern California.

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The Environmental Protection Agency announced the allocation of $582 million on Wednesday.

The sites include the Iron Mountain Mine in Redding, the Sulphur Bank Mineral Mercury Mine in Clear Lake Oaks in Lake County and the Frontier Fertilizer site in Davis.

The latter two sites will receive $5 million each, while the Redding operation will be allocated up to $25 million.

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