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Jun 5, 2015 at 8:19 PM
Progress is being made in the effort to clean-up potentially dangerous, contaminated soil from neighborhoods in North Birmingham.
Aug 4, 2014 at 7:35 PM
The Environmental Protection Agency, Birmingham officials and community leaders toured North Birmingham on Monday to observe the cleanup effort involving the removal of contaminated soil from the Collegeville, Harriman Park and Fairmont communities.
Jul 30, 2014 at 6:57 PM
Various industries have operated in the communities of Collegeville, Harriman Park and Fairmont for decades adding to worries about air and soil pollution.
Feb 17, 2014 at 6:37 PM
Later this week, the Environmental Protection Agency will begin a serious cleanup effort in north Birmingham.
Jan 23, 2014 at 2:17 PM
About 40 people from Birmingham are on their way to Spartanburg, South Carolina hoping to learn more about how that city handled a chemical contamination like the one in Birmingham's Collegeville neighborhood.
Nov 12, 2013 at 3:05 PM
Birmingham City Hall has confirmed Councilwoman Maxine Parker passed away Tuesday afternoon.
Sep 26, 2013 at 11:45 PM
The EPA sent out a letter Friday telling five Birmingham companies that they could be liable for area pollution and that they have 14 days to respond to those letters.
Sep 26, 2013 at 9:59 AM
The Environmental Protection Agency says five companies are liable for contaminating three north Birmingham neighborhoods.
Jul 22, 2013 at 7:11 PM
Young children and pregnant women will have the opportunity to be tested for lead poisoning on Tuesday, July 23.
Feb 19, 2013 at 9:41 PM
The results are in: the EPA says the levels of toxic substances found in one Birmingham community should not harm people who live there but some residents are skeptical.
Feb 18, 2013 at 6:11 PM
Are parts of north Birmingham contaminated? That's the question the EPA may answer tomorrow.
Jan 23, 2013 at 2:18 PM
Birmingham city employees will be out canvassing the Collegeville neighborhood on Wednesday. They are working to get permission from homeowners so the EPA can test their soil for pollutants...
Dec 18, 2012 at 1:42 PM
People who live in parts of North Birmingham are invited to a community meeting. That meeting centers around concerns about environmental pollution...
Nov 19, 2012 at 5:06 PM
Monday EPA officials and Congresswoman Terri Sewell toured the Collegeville testing site. The EPA plans to test soil samples at around 1,500 sites in the Collegeville area, testing for possible pollution from several current or former industrial plants in the area.
Oct 2, 2012 at 9:51 AM
Several north Birmingham community members are wondering if they have been exposed to environmental poison. The Environmental Protection Agency is concerned about possible contamination around the Walter Coke Plant...