Ayer Board of Health Updated on Arsenic at Superfund Site

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By Mary E. Arata, marata@nashobapub.com

Updated:   03/21/2013 07:34:53 AM EDT

AYER — Capped for 20 years, the Army is continuing its work to remove arsenic in and around the area of the former Fort Devens Shepley’s Hill Landfill.  The 84 acre landfill dates to the 1920s and was open for several decades but was capped in 1993.

The landfill is in the northeast corner of the former Fort Devens Superfund site, which directly abuts private land in Ayer off West Main and Shirley streets and the Plow Shop and Grove Ponds…

Read more via Ayer Board of Health updated on arsenic at Superfund site – Lowell Sun Online.

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