A Really Hot Game

IF WASHINGTON REDskins owner Jack Kent Cooke realizes his ambition of replacing R.F.K. Stadium with a 78,600-seat arena on the Potomac Yard site in Virginia, just south of Washington, the football teams that play there may have to wear moonsuits. Officials of the Environmental Protection Agency say that after years of creosote soaking and casual dumping of chemical wastes at the onetime railroad switching station, the area is so contaminated it could qualify for Superfund environmental treatment.


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