EPA Team Removing HAZMAT From American Samoa

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Tafuna, American Samoa, January 7, 2010 -- An EPA team returned to the island of Tutuila, AS, to remove hazardous materials collected in the aftermath of the September 29, 2009, tsunami and also to complete a Superfund project that pre-dated the disaster. The HAZMAT has been stored by the American Samoa Public Works Department. It will be safely disposed at sites in Hawaii and on the Mainland. From left, Chris Reiner, on-scene coordinator, San Francisco; Duane Newell, chemist, Las Vegas, and Christopher Weden, on-scene coordinator, San Francisco. Richard O'Reilly/FEMA.
Tafuna, American Samoa, January 7, 2010 -- An EPA team returned to the island of Tutuila, AS, to remove hazardous materials collected in the aftermath of the September 29, 2009, tsunami and also to complete a Superfund project that pre-dated the disaster. The HAZMAT has been stored by the American Samoa Public Works Department. It will be safely disposed at sites in Hawaii and on the Mainland. From left, Chris Reiner, on-scene coordinator, San Francisco; Duane Newell, chemist, Las Vegas, and Christopher Weden, on-scene coordinator, San Francisco. Richard O'Reilly/FEMA. - Location: Tafuna, AS
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