Residential zoning at former Monsanto site dangerous for future homebuyers

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Rezoning any of the Monsanto Plant Property From M-2 Heavy Industrial District to A-2 Rural Residential is Dangerous to the Public Health & Safety for Maury County residents and future generations of the community.

More than 1,300 Superfund sites are littered across the U.S. These are the places that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has deemed so contaminated with hazardous waste that they need long-term response plans. These sites are inconspicuous and their whereabouts aren’t always obvious to the unsuspecting public. There are thousands of Superfund sites across the United States and they include manufacturing facilities, processing plants, landfills and mines where hazardous wastes were dumped, left out in the open or poorly managed, posing a risk to the environment and human health.

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