Pompton lakes and dating
“Even though the cleanup of Acid Brook Delta and Pompton Lakes is long overdue it is not being done properly.What we are more concerned about is the toxic plume that is under 450 homes.Capping the hotspots will not work since scouring from the river could remove those caps.
Everyday this contamination is threatening the public health and environment.” The New Jersey Sierra Club believes the entire Du Pont site needs to be cleaned up.
This site deserves a timely and complete cleanup because the community deserves it.
This area is contaminated with mercury, which easily bio-accumulates building up in fish threatening the public health.
It will cost million dollars to remove more than 130,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment, but will still keep hot spots in the ground.
“This is not a clean-up of Acid Brook Delta and Pompton Lakes; t his plan is a sellout that could threaten our water supply.