Chapel Hill to cleanup dump site

CHAPEL HILL

The dump site is on the /*UNC*/ property near the /*Horace Williams Airport*/.

The university used the area more than 30 years ago, to bury laboratory /*chemical waste*/ generated by the campus and what was then /*NC Memorial Hospital*/.

Now they want to safely remove the chemicals. Officials say the public should not be alarmed.

"I think the public can feel very confident that the project will go forth in a safe manner with little risk to the public and to workers and we'll do it in a safe manner," /*Environment Health and Safety*/ Spokesperson, Ray Hackney said.

Officials expect the dump site to be cleaned up by August.

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