Workers gather up the topsoil in the back yard of The Church on Main. Contractors are digging up the top 6 inches of soil in the yards of many homes south of Main Street in an effort to rid the area of any possible lead contamination.
Photo by Jake Daniels .
published Monday, October 22nd, 2012
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Crews in hazmat suits will be a regular fixture in the yards of Chattanooga's Southside for the next several months as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency works to remove toxic levels of lead from soil on 68 residential properties.