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Public Meeting on Temporary Cleanup Plan for Ten-Mile Drain Superfund Site

Release Date: 07/22/2011
Contact Information: Mick Hans, 312-353-5050, hans.mick@epa.gov

For Immediate Release No. 11-OPA063

(CHICAGO – July 22, 2011) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a meeting on July 26 to take comments on a proposed interim cleanup plan to periodically remove PCB oil and contaminated sediment that accumulates in the Ten-Mile Drain system in St. Clair Shores, Michigan. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at the Blossom Heath Inn, 24800 Jefferson Ave., St. Clair Shores. The public comment period ends Aug. 6, 2011.

Prior to the meeting, EPA will hold an informal open house from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Blossom Heath Inn. A fact sheet explaining the proposed cleanup plan, site documents and information about submitting comments can be found at www.epa.gov/region5/cleanup/tenmiledrain/index.html. Site documents are also available at the St. Clair Shores Library, 22500 Eleven Mile Road. For special accommodations at the meeting, contact Megan McSeveney at 800-621-8431, Ext. 61972, 9:30 a.m – 5:30 p.m, weekdays.