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EPA meetings on Kalamazoo River Superfund site May 15, 6:30 P.M., and May 16, 9:30 A.M.

Release Date: 05/07/2008
Contact Information: Don de Blasio, 312-886-4360, deblasio.don@epa.gov William Omohundro, 312-353-8254, omohundro.william@epa.gov Mick Hans, 312-353-5050, hans.mick@epa.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
No. 08-OPA084

(Chicago, Ill. - May 7, 2008) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 is holding two open houses on Thursday, May 15, and Friday, May 16, at the Edison Neighborhood Association office, 816 Washington Ave., Kalamazoo, Mich., to discuss the latest developments at the Kalamazoo River Superfund site.

Thursday's session will begin at 6:30 p.m., with a presentation at 6:45 p.m. (Officials will be available after the presentation.) The Friday session will be from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. with no formal presentation but an opportunity to meet one-on-one with EPA and other officials.

The sessions will include results of a study of the contamination at the Allied Paper Landfill portion of the site.

For more information or special accommodation at the meetings, contact Community Involvement Coordinator Don de Blasio by May 12 at 800-621-8431, Ext 64360, or deblasio.don@epa.gov. Site information is also posted on the Internet at http://www.epa.gov/region5/sites/kalproject.

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