Koppers Workshop: Plan to Attend!

Posted by Trish Riley, August 12, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Alachua County Environmental Protection Department, Gainesville Regional Utilities, Alachua County Health Department, Gainesville City Manager’s Office, and technical consultants will hold the first of two public meetings to discuss proposed comments to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed cleanup plan for the Cabot-Koppers superfund site on Tuesday, Aug. 17 at 6 p.m. in the City Hall Auditorium, which is located at 200 E. University Ave. in Gainesville.

This meeting will be conducted as a workshop, where members of the Local Intergovernmental Team will present an overview of the EPA’s proposed plan and preliminary issues and recommendations to the public for discussion and input. At the second meeting, which will be held on Monday, Aug. 30, the team will present its issues and recommendations to the Gainesville City Commission and the Alachua County Board of Commissioners at a joint city/county commission meeting.

The public is encouraged to submit written comments on the proposed plan for the Cabot-Koppers superfund site directly to the EPA at:

Scott Miller, Remedial Project Manager
United States Environmental Protection Agency
Region IV, Superfund North Florida Section
61 Forsyth Street, SW
Atlanta, GA  30303

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