Congressman Joe Kennedy III today released the following statement in response to the Environmental Protection Agency's decision to add the Walton & Lonsbury site in Attleboro, Mass. to its National Priorities List for Superfund sites.
"I applaud the EPA for making Walton & Lonsbury a national priority. Being included on the Superfund list represents a major step forward in the process to clean up this hazardous site and helps ensure that Attleboro will have the resources it needs to protect the health and safety of its citizens. I look forward to working with the EPA and the City of Attleboro on the continued cleanup of this site."