Hillsboro awaits mercury removal (Courier News, N.J.)

Nevada Division of Environmental Protection LogoShipments to Nevada now expected in spring

HILLSBOROUGH, N.J.–The removal of 2,615 metric tons of mercury stored at the General Services Administration depot here has become a yearlong waiting game.

The players include township officials and Congressman Mike Ferguson, R-New Providence, who said they want the mercury “gone yesterday” from the Route 206 facility. On the other side are Nevada Department of Environmental Protection and the Defense National Stockpile Center officials, who want to take their time to ensure the mercury is moved safely and securely to an Army Depot in Hawthorne, Nev.

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