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Arsenic-contaminated soil to be removed from Whiteford chemical plant site
Arsenic-contaminated soil to be removed from Whiteford chemical plant site

Construction equipment is in place at 2425 Whiteford Road in Whiteford and it appears the long-awaited clean up of arsenic-contaminated soil from a 26-acre parcel at that address is poised to begin any day, according to the Maryland Department of Environment. The former site of the Miller Chemical & Fertilizer Corporation, the property is adjacent to the former Whiteford Packing Company, the two properties having once been separated by a rail line. The Miller Chemical property, now vacant, was used for years for an operation that manufactured and distributed pesticides, fertilizers and fungicides for farming operations. In 1984 and again in 2001, after operations had ceased at Miller...

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