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Superfund Proposes Adding Sites

The Environmental Protection Agency proposes that 11 of the nation's worst toxic waste sites should get cleanup priority under its Superfund initiative. The list, meant to relieve the worst contamination levels, includes projects in nine states. NPR's John Nielsen reports.

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John Nielsen
John Nielsen covers environmental issues for NPR. His reports air regularly on NPR's award-winning news magazines, All Things Considered, Morning Edition and Weekend Edition. He also prepares documentaries for the NPR/National Geographic Radio Expeditions series, which is heard regularly on Morning Edition. Nielsen also occasionally serves as the substitute host for several NPR News programs.