The Superfund countdown — tell the feds what to do

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The canal countdown continues!

The Environmental Protection Agency has already extended the public comment period about its proposal to designate the Gowanus Canal as a federal Superfund site, citing the amount of responses the agency has already received.

The comment period will now through July 8.

“It’s not uncommon [to extend the period], especially with the volume of comments we expect to see for a site like this,” said EPA Spokesman John Senn.

To submit your comment, visit For more information about the EPA’s proposal to designate the canal for the Superfund program, go to!OpenDocument.

Updated 5:12 pm, July 9, 2018
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