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Shuttered manufacturing sites added to EPA Superfund list

GULFPORT and CANTON — Two closed manufacturing sites in Mississippi have been added to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Superfund list. Chemfax Inc. was a former manufacturer of synthetic resins and waxes in Gulfport. Southeastern Wood Preserving was a former wood treating operation in Canton. They are among four new Superfund sites the EPA announced yesterday. The others are in Florida ...

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Hazmat crew working to cleanup chemical spill on Coast

GULFPORT — A hazardous-materials crew is working around the clock to clean up a corrosive liquid spill at Channel Chemical Corp. Earl Etheridge of the state Department of Environmental Quality tells The Sun Herald he expects the cleanup will take two or three days. Etheridge said the spill at the Gulfport plant apparently occurred yesterday after a valve malfunctioned on ...

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