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Pella Agrees To Clean Up Hazardous Waste In Iowa

EPA says door and window maker agreed to investigate and cleanup hazardous waste released into soil and groundwater from its manufacturing facility in Pella.

PELLA, Iowa (AP) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says the Pella Corporation has agreed to conduct an investigation and cleanup of hazardous waste releases into soil and groundwater from its door and window manufacturing facility in Pella.

An agreement between the company and the EPA was filed Monday in Kansas City, Kan. It is meant to address a series of long-standing environmental issues related to soil and groundwater contamination around the corporation’s facilities on Main Street in Pella.

The contaminants are primarily solvents and petroleum products related to wood treatment activities at the facility.

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