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Del Amo Cleanup


Del Amo Cleanup Learn about the soil vapor extraction/bioventing system at the Del Amo Superfund Site, Waste Pits Area, in Los Angeles, California. See how it works to remove cancer-causing benzene from the soil, and how progress is measured.

In 2002, EPA included the Del Amo site as part of its Superfund cleanup program. ˜e Del Amo site, like the Montrose site, also had contaminated soil and groundwater beneath and nearby the former facility. Groundwater contamination from both sites has mixed.

In September 2017 and March 2018, Shell Oil Company (Shell), under EPA oversight, sam- pled indoor and outdoor air at two commercial buildings on the Del Amo site. Samples were taken from beneath the Coca-Cola building.

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