#Ottawa, #Canada: Federal contamination cleanup tab climbs to $5.8 billion

#OTTAWA, #Canada – The federal government is on the hook for at least $5.8 billion in cleanup costs for thousands of #Contaminated sites – up from about $4.8 billion last year.

The latest issue of the public accounts, covering the last fiscal year, says the liability stems from former #Mining sites, #Radioactive material, #Military operations, #Landfills and other contaminated properties.

Read more at: http://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/federal-contamination-cleanup-tab-climbs-to-5-8-billion-public-accounts-1.2690738

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