The head of the Environmental Protection Agency was in Robertsdale on April 19. Scott Pruitt visited the old Federated Metals site, located on the southern end of George Lake. Federated Metals operated a metal smelting and refining facility there from 1937 through 1983. Efforts to clean up the hazardous wastes at the site date back to at least 1985. The Times has the story of the EPA Administrator’s recent visit.
Read the full story at the NWI Times here.