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Restoration of Industrial Waste Sites

NOAA Ocean Podcast, Episode 05 — 13:49 minutes


May 4, 2017 — An unfortunate by product of some industrial activities is the release of hazardous chemicals and heavy metals into the environment. NOAA Ocean Podcast talked with Reyhan Meharn, NOAA Regional Resource Coordinator with the Assessment and Restoration Division, about moving towards restoration at hazardous industrial waste sites.

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A river lined with trees. Image credit: U.S. Geological Survey.
The American Cyanamid Superfund Site affected the Raritan River in northern New Jersey. Image credit: U.S. Geological Survey