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Gulfco Marine Maintenance Superfund Site Public Meeting Rescheduled

Release Date: 07/26/2011
Contact Information: Dave Bary or Joe Hubbard at 214-665-2200 or r6press@epa.gov

(DALLAS – July 26, 2011) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has rescheduled a public meeting to discuss the next steps at the Gulfco Marine Maintenance Superfund site in Freeport, Brazoria County, Texas.

The 40-acre Gulfco Marine facility was used as a barge cleaning and servicing facility from 1971 through 1998. Wash waters were stored either in surface impoundments, a floating barge or on-site storage tanks. Hazardous substances from wash waters were left behind in solidified sludge when the surface impoundments were capped and certified closed in 1982.

WHO: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

WHAT: Public Meeting

WHEN: Thursday, August 4, 2011
6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Velasco Community House
110 Skinner Street
Freeport, Texas 77541

More about activities in EPA Region 6 is available at http://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/region6.html

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