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This dataset contains information on the renewable energy potential of formerly contaminated lands, landfills, and mine sites within the DRECP study area. This dataset was created from the EPA RE-Powering Mapper dataset, downloaded from the EPA Re-Powering website on 12/02/2013. Source: http://www.epa.gov/oswercpa/maps/REPowering_Screening_Shapefile.zip Description The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response (OSWER) Center for Program Analysis (CPA) initiated the RE-Powering America’s Land Initiative to demonstrate the enormous potential that contaminated lands, landfills, and mine sites provide for developing renewable energy in the United States. EPA developed...
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Background information. Site 36, the wastewater treatment plant on the Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge (Crab Orchard NWR), is one of 21 sites on the refuge that have been remediated. The wastewater treatment plant, which was constructed as part of the Illinois Ordnance Plant in 1942, was used to treat wastewater from industrial tenants until the spring of 2005. Through a series of drainages, the outfall from the plant eventually discharged into Crab Orchard Lake. The wastewater treatment plant and surrounding area, which covers approximately 50 acres, became contaminated with hazardous substances, such as polychlorinated biphenyls, heavy metals, pesticides, and dioxins. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS),...


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