Attend Koppers Meeting Oct. 29

Posted by Trish Riley, October 27, 2009

Gainesville area residents may wish to attend the City/County joint hearing on the Cabot/Koppers Superfund Site, to be held 5 – 7  p.m., Oct. 29 in the County Administration Office, 12 SE 1st St., to discuss the U.S. EPA Feasibility Study and recommendations for clean up. Robert Pearce has provided this copy of City and County Staffs presentation/recommendations regarding EPA’s Feasibility Study of Remedial Alternatives to be presented at the October 29 Special Meeting regarding the Koppers Superfund Cleanup Site:  Joint City County Mtg Oct 29 2009 Recommendations Draft EPA FS Koppers Site 10-22-2009 2-slides

Residents are encouraged to provide feedback regarding the proposal to the U.S. EPA by Nov. 15. Send your comments to:

EPA Remedial Project Manager Scott Miller (404) 562-9120,
miller.scot@epa.gov or
Scott Miller, US EPA Region 4;
61 Forsyth St, SW
Mail code 9T25
Atlanta, GA 30303-8960

Or to Fred Murry, Assistant City Manager, City of Gainesville,
P O Box 490 station #6
Gainesville, FL 32602
or murryfj@cityofgainesville.org.

This video above features a statement on the plan from resident David Pais:

Click here to read the feasibility study and other documents related to the Koppers Superfund site:
http://www.alachuacounty.us/government/depts/epd/pollution/cabotsite.aspx

More articles from the Gainesville Sun:
Editorial: The joke’s on us
http://www.gainesville.com/article/20091027/OPINION01/910271000

Neighborhood worried about contamination
http://www.gainesville.com/article/20091025/ARTICLES/910251005

EPA’s plan for Koppers cleanup assailed
http://www.gainesville.com/article/20091025/ARTICLES/910251004

Susan Fairforest: EPAs Cabot-Koppers cleanup plan is inadequate
http://www.gainesville.com/article/20091025/ARTICLES/910251004

Editorial: Water matters
http://www.gainesville.com/article/20091017/OPINION01/910171003