environmental cleanup http://wuis.org en City To Help Foot Bill For EPA Coal Tar Cleanup http://wuis.org/post/city-help-foot-bill-epa-coal-tar-cleanup <p>The city of Springfield has agreed to pay the EPA an estimated $1.6 million to clean up coal tar seeping out of the ground on the city's northeast side.</p><p>This fall the Environmental Protection Agency will send contractors to dig up Factory Street, about five blocks north of Lanphier High School.</p><p>The city owns part of the site where Springfield Iron Co. used to operate in the 1900's. &nbsp;A power substation and water storage tank sit there today.</p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 14:26:12 +0000 Peter Gray 8327 at http://wuis.org City To Help Foot Bill For EPA Coal Tar Cleanup