Superfund site

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Albany is working on a plan to clean up the former American Axle plant on East Delavan. Though there is still activity in the remaining buildings, one section of the vast complex has already been cleaned up and covered over. 


The Environmental Protection Agency is moving forward with plans to clean up several properties along Eighteen Mile Creek in Lockport, properties found to have lead contamination within the soil.

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation reports soil samples taken show no contamination from the Niagara Sanitation Landfill in Wheatfield leaking to nearby properties.