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Public Notice - Cook Inlet Pipe Line Company’s Drift River Terminal Facility

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) invites your comments on its proposal for no further cleanup action at the Cook Inlet Pipe Line Company’s (the Company’s) Drift River Terminal facility. The facility is located near Kenai, about 90 miles southwest of Anchorage, AK. Comments must be submitted in writing by October 18, 2005, to Linda Meyer, EPA Project Manager, U.S. EPA, 1200 Sixth Avenue, Suite 900, WCM-121, Seattle, WA 98101. You can also email comments to meyer.linda@epa.gov.

This facility has been used for temporary storage of crude oil for almost 40 years. In 1997, EPA issued an order to the Company to investigate three potentially contaminated Solid Waste Management Units at the Drift River Terminal. The Company found contamination at one of the sites and as a result in 2002 and 2003 removed petroleum-contaminated soil, treated or disposed of the soil, and restored groundwater to drinking water standards. EPA believes that no further action is necessary to address the environmental impacts at the Drift River Terminal.

For more information, visit www.epa.gov/r10earth, click on Index A-Z, then on C, then on Drift River, or call Linda Meyer at 206-553-6636 or at contact EPA toll free at 1-800-424-4EPA for a hard copy of the detailed proposal. TTY users please call the Federal Relay Service at 800-877-8339 and give the operator Linda Meyer’s phone number. If there is significant public interest, EPA will host a public meeting in Kenai on October 11, 2005 to answer questions and discuss the proposal. For further information or to request that EPA conduct the meeting please contact Linda Meyer by October 3, 2005.

Drift River Terminal webpage


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