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Contaminated Soil Being Removed in Smithfield 

Nearly fifteen hundred tons of gasoline-contaminated soil is being removed from the site of a former store in Smithfield.The Maine Department of Environmental Protection and US Environmenatal Protection Agency are overseeing the removal of two underground petroleum storage tanks and contaminated soil at the former Smithfield General Store.120-thousand dollars in federal stimulus money is paying for the project.Officials say it will help protect both private and public drinking water wells in the area.