Greenwich Time Letter: Cleanup of polluted soil could hit more than $1 billion cost

Mar 14th, 2013 | By | Category: General

When the town of Greenwich bought the Cos Cob Power Plant (CCPP) for $1 in 1987 from the state of Connecticut, it assumed responsibility for all pollutants on the site. CCPP is listed as a “Superfund” site pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, which establishes fiscal liability for the cleanup of polluted sites, regardless of who polluted them or how they became polluted.

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