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EPA to Coordinate with ATSDR and Other Health Entities to Conduct Blood-Lead Screenings in Treece, Kan.

Release Date: 08/31/2009
Contact Information: Debbie Kring, (913) 551-7725, kring.debbie@epa.gov


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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Kansas City, Kan., Aug. 31, 2009) - EPA, in coordination with the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), and the Cherokee County Health Department, will conduct blood-lead screenings in Treece, Kan., on September 8 and 9. The screenings are in response to citizen concerns raised during a recent listening session held at the Treece City Hall.

WHO: EPA Region 7, ATSDR, KDHE and the Cherokee County Health Department

WHAT: Blood-Lead Screening of Treece residents

WHEN: Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009 (6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.); and Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009 (10:00 a.m. - Noon)

WHERE: Treece City Hall

For additional information about EPA's role in the Treece community or inquiries about any other Superfund activities in Region 7, please feel free to visit our Web site.
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