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Galena Could Strike Deal for Fuel Waste Cleanup

By | June 15, 2011 - 7:20 pm

Fuel waste areas left by the Air Force during its stay in Galena could be cleaned up soon.

City Council voted Tuesday night to further talks about leasing a building on the former base to Air Force-hired subcontractors.

Those subcontractors would use the building for storage while they conduct a cleanup.

City Manager Tom Corrigan says the building may be needed for a long time to come, because many years of waste are buried in the ground.

All remediation efforts are by mandate of the Department of Environmental Conservation.

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