AGREEMENT REACHED TO ADDRESS CONTAMINATION IN ANNISTON, CALHOUN COUNTY, ALABAMA
Release Date: 10/23/2000
Contact Information: Carl Terry, (404) 562-8325, firstname.lastname@example.org
|The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Solutia, Inc. have reached agreement, an Administrative Order on Consent (AOC), for a Superfund removal action at the Anniston PCB Superfund site in Anniston, Calhoun County, Alabama. A removal is a short-term cleanup intended to stabilize or clean up a site that poses an imminent and substantial threat to human health or the environment.
According to the terms of the AOC, Solutia will:
The Anniston PCB site consists of residential areas around the Solutia, Inc. (formerly Monsanto) plant in West Anniston where soil and stream sediments are contaminated with PCBs. PCBs were manufactured in Anniston from 1929 to 1971.
EPA will hold a press availability on Monday, October 23, 2000 from 2:00 -4:00 p.m. at the Anniston PCB site Community Relations Center, 1313 Noble Street in Anniston. EPA officials will be available to provide detailed information regarding the Agreement. Copies of the Agreement will be available upon request.