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Public Availability Sessions to be Held Concerning Lyman Plating Dump Site in Lyman, S.C.

Release Date: 05/29/2008
Contact Information: Laura Niles, (404) 562-8353, niles.laura@epa.gov

(ATLANTA – May 29, 2008) Officials in the Unified Command that includes EPA and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (S.C. DHEC) will hold two public availability sessions regarding the Lyman Plating Dump Site in Lyman, S.C. The public availability sessions will be held on Friday, May 30, 2008 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and on Saturday, May 31, 2008 from 10 a.m. until noon at the Lyman Municipal Complex (Town Hall) Council/Court Room, 81 Groce Road, Lyman, S.C. 29365.

Representatives from EPA and S.C. DHEC will be available to provide information, answer questions, and address citizen concerns about the environmental investigation underway. No formal presentation is planned. The availability session is an open session that allows the public to speak with response officials one-on-one.

A media availability session will be held prior to the public availability session on Friday, May 30, 2008 to allow officials to answer questions from the media. The media session is scheduled for 5 p.m. on Friday, May 30, 2008 at the Lyman Municipal Complex (Town Hall) Council/Court Room, 81 Groce Road, Lyman, S.C. 29365. Persons interested in obtaining additional information are encouraged to contact Thom Berry with S.C. DHEC media relations at (803) 518-6088.

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