Pompton Lakes officials say cleanup is a ‘slow process,’ oppose Superfund for DuPont site

Pompton Lakes, Dupont

JAMES M. O’NEILL / NORTHJERSEY.COM – Pompton Lakes elected officials remain opposed to naming a former DuPont munitions site in town to the federal Superfund program for cleanup, despite a renewed push by residents who live above contaminated groundwater from the site.

The issue drew heated comments by Borough Council members and Mayor Michael Serra at a meeting this week, and in later interviews with Serra and one of the council members.

But while opposing Superfund, Councilman Frank Jaconetta also proposed several actions he said Gov. Phil Murphy should embrace to provide some relief to residents living above the plume …

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