Looking Ahead, Revitalization of Cleanup Programs Is on the Horizon

The Horinko Group has added a new headline from BNA’s August 2009 Environmental Due Diligence Guide Report entitled “Looking Ahead, Revitalization of Cleanup Programs Is on the Horizon

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"While the Environmental Protection Agency made ‘stupendous efforts in reform' to make cleanups faster, fairer, and more efficient during the 1990s, those efforts along with the agency’s ‘culture of completion’ have lagged and need to be revitalized, a former EPA assistant administrator told BNA July 6. Marianne Horinko, president of The Horinko Group, told BNA the agency must to take another look and focus on remedy optimization. For example, is pumping and treating really the best way to go? ‘We need to step back and see if this [approach] is a cost effective use of the money or are we really just chasing the tail of the plume,’ she said."

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