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EPA hosts public meeting on Troy, Ohio, vapor investigation, Oct. 25, 6 p.m.

Release Date: 10/18/2006
Contact Information: Rafael P. Gonzalez, (312) 886-0269, gonzalez.rafaelp@epa.gov Mick Hans, (312) 353-5050, hans.mick@epa.gov Bill Omohundro, (312) 353-8254, omohundro.william@epa.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
No. 06-OPA188

CHICAGO (Oct. 18, 2006) - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 will host a public meeting to update residents on its investigation of chemical pollution underneath sections of Troy, Ohio. The meeting will be 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 25, at Van Cleve School, 617 E. Main St.

Representatives from Ohio EPA, Ohio Department of Health and local governments are also expected.

The agencies are considering strategies to solve potential chemical vapor intrusion through foundation cracks in some buildings in Troy. This meeting will update the community on the most recent indoor air samples collected and possible future cleanup work.

For more information or to request special accommodations at the meeting, contact Rafael P. Gonzalez, EPA Community Involvement Coordinator, (800) 621-8431, Ext 60269, or gonzalez.rafaelp@epa.gov, weekdays, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

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