Feds seeking payout for impact of DuPont pollution on wildlife in Pompton Lakes

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JAMES M. O’NEILL / NORTHJERSEY.COM – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is trying to put a financial price tag on the damage DuPont pollution has caused to fish, birds, animals and plants in Pompton Lakes, an effort that began three years ago to determine how badly those natural resources have been affected.

Once completed, the federal government will seek a settlement with Chemours, a DuPont spinoff company now responsible for the former DuPont munitions site that was the source of mercury, lead, cancer-causing solvents and other contamination that has affected many areas of the borough.

If Chemours does not agree to a settlement, the agency could sue the company …

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