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U. S. Environmental Protection Agency Announces Information Meetings for the Jacksonville Ash and Brown’s Dump Site

Release Date: 12/11/2009
Contact Information: Dawn Harris-Young, (404) 562-8421, harris-young.dawn@epa.gov


Remediation set to begin at Ash Sites in January 2010


(ATLANTA – December 11, 2009) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold two information meetings, in conjunction with Project New Ground (PNG), to discuss the remedial cleanup for the Jacksonville Ash and Brown’s Dump Sites in Jacksonville, Florida. The meetings also will provide an opportunity for surrounding community members to sign an Access Agreement.

On Tuesday, December 15, 2009, a meeting will be held at the Emmett Reed Center on 1093 West 6th Street in Jacksonville. On Wednesday, December 16, 2009, a meeting will be held at the A. Philip Randolph Academies on 1157 Golfair Boulevard in Jacksonville. Each meeting will begin with an Availability Sessions from 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM. At 5:00 PM, there will be an opportunity for media to ask questions and conduct interviews. The information meeting will be held from 6:00 PM until 7:00 PM. Following this meeting, community members have another opportunity for additional questions and answers.

For more information, or to view any site-related documents, please visit the site information repositories at the following locations or visit the links below. As new documents are generated, they will be placed in the following information repositories for public information:
(Brown’s Dump Site)
Clanzel T. Brown Center
4415 Moncrief Rd.
Jacksonville, Florida

(Jacksonville Ash Site)
Jacksonville Urban League
903 West Union Street
Jacksonville, FL 32205


(Jacksonville Ash Site)
Bradham Brooks Public Library
1755 West Edgewood Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32208


(All Sites)
Project New Ground Community Information Center
1605-8 North Myrtle Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32209

http://www.epa.gov/region4/waste/npl/nplfln/brndmppr.htm

http://www.epa.gov/region4/waste/npl/nplfln/jaxashfl.htm

http://www.coj.net/Departments/Environmental+and+Compliance/Project+New+Ground/Documents.htm

Persons interested in obtaining additional information are encouraged to contact L’Tonya Spencer at 404-562-8463 or 1-800-435- 9234, extension 28463. For more information on the Superfund program, please visit: http://www.epa.gov/superfund/