News Releases - Emergency Response
EPA Announces Dec. 17 Public Availability Session in York, Neb., to Discuss Groundwater Contamination Issues
Release Date: 12/11/2013
Contact Information: Belinda Young, 913-551-7463, email@example.com
NEWS MEDIA ADVISORY
(Lenexa, Kan., Dec. 11, 2013) - EPA Region 7 today announced a Public Availability Session will be held in York, Neb., to discuss groundwater sampling results and EPA’s actions to protect human health and the environment.
EPA representatives will also discuss the proposed listing of two contaminated sites in York on the National Priorities List (NPL) for cleanup under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), commonly known as Superfund. A short presentation will begin at the start of the meeting.
WHAT: Public Availability Session to discuss groundwater contamination issues in York, Neb.
WHEN: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013
WHERE: Kilgore Memorial Library, 520 Nebraska Avenue, York, Neb. 68467
The contaminants of concern at the sites include trichloroethylene (TCE) and tetrachloroethylene (PCE). These contaminants are man-made solvents commonly used as industrial degreasers, among other uses.
Learn more about EPA’s Superfund Program
View all Region 7 news releases
Locate this and other Region 7 news items on the News Where You Live interactive map
Connect with EPA Region 7 on Facebook: www.facebook.com/eparegion7