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Lead-removal project in Kalihi is completed

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Video by Jamm Aquino. Edited by Chelsee Yee
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday it is in the final phase of its project to remove lead-contaminated soil from beneath Factory Street in the Kalihi-Palama neighborhood.
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                                At top, a crew member paved a portion of the road after the removal of lead-contaminated soil. The work began Jan. 20. During the project the EPA ensured that proper dust control measures were in place, and the air was monitored to verify that the community was safe.
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At top, a crew member paved a portion of the road after the removal of lead-contaminated soil. The work began Jan. 20. During the project the EPA ensured that proper dust control measures were in place, and the air was monitored to verify that the community was safe.

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                                Workers waited Thursday as newly paved road dried Thursday on Factory Street in Kalihi.
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Workers waited Thursday as newly paved road dried Thursday on Factory Street in Kalihi.

JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                At top, a crew member paved a portion of the road after the removal of lead-contaminated soil. The work began Jan. 20. During the project the EPA ensured that proper dust control measures were in place, and the air was monitored to verify that the community was safe.
JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Workers waited Thursday as newly paved road dried Thursday on Factory Street in Kalihi.