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EPA and MDEQ Public Hearing and Information Sessions on Romulus Hazardous Waste Facility and Injection Wells

Release Date: 05/16/2011
Contact Information: Peter Cassell, 312-886-6234, cassell.peter@epa.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
No. 11-OPA42

(CHICAGO – May 12, 2011)

WHAT: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality will hold a public hearing and two information sessions next week on two federal permits for injection wells, a state air permit, and a state hazardous waste license for the proposed Environmental Geo-Technologies hazardous waste facility in Romulus, Michigan.

WHEN: Question-and-answer sessions are set for 10 a.m. to noon and for 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. on May 16. A public hearing to take comments for the record is set for 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on May 17.

WHERE: The three events will be at the Sheraton Detroit Metro Airport Hotel, formerly the Crowne Plaza Hotel, at 8000 Merriman Road, Romulus, Michigan.

Written comments on EPA’s draft permits should be addressed to Allan Batka, UIC Branch (WU-16J), EPA Region 5, 77 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604-3590 or egt_comments@epa.gov or submitted online at www.epa.gov/r5water/uic/egt/index.htm

For questions and additional information, contact Allan Batka at 312-353-7316, or EPA toll-free at 800-621-8431, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on weekdays. Documents and information about the public hearing and information sessions are available on EPA’s website at www.epa.gov/r5water/uic/egt.

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