Congressman Pallone to Attend EPA Public Meeting on Proposed Cleanup Plan for Raritan Bay Slag Superfund Site

Oct 17, 2012 Issues: Environment

**MEDIA ADVISORY**

OLD BRIDGE, NJ – On Wednesday, October 17 at 7:00 PM Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) will attend a meeting hosted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on its plan to cleanup lead contamination at the Raritan Bay Slag Superfund Site in Old Bridge and Sayreville. At the meeting the EPA will explain and receive public comment on its proposed plan. It will take place at the George Bush Senior Center in Old Bridge.

Congressman Pallone urged the EPA to have the Raritan Bay Superfund site placed on the Superfund National Priorities List to cleanup the contamination and protect the public and the environment so local residents can go back to utilizing the beachfront areas safely.

WHAT:

EPA Meeting on the Cleanup Plan for Raritan Bay Slag Superfund site

WHO:

Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06)
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

WHERE:

George Bush Senior Center
1 Old Bridge Plaza
Old Bridge, NJ 08857
Map

WHEN:

Wednesday, October 17, 2012
7:00 PM

More information on the Raritan Bay Slag Superfund site may be found at: https://www.epa.gov/region2/superfund/npl/raritanbayslag/

For those who cannot attend the meeting, comments on the proposed plan will be accepted until October 29, 2012.  They may be mailed or emailed to:

Tanya Mitchell, Remedial Project Manager
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency – Region 2
290 Broadway – 19th Floor
New York, NY 10007-1866
212-637-4362
Mitchell.tanya@epa.gov