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Cleanup at Framingham plant shifts focus to water

Ground-water testing around the closed General Chemical Corp. hazardous-waste facility in densely populated south Framingham could begin next week, the unofficial start to what is expected to be years of monitoring and cleanup, according to state officials.

Meanwhile, residents who were concerned about the spread of contamination successfully petitioned the state last month for more access to the cleanup process.

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