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Nov 19, 2014

 

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Jeni Garcin-Flatow
Remediation
406-841-5016

 

DEQ, EPA to update public on cleanup process for the Columbia Falls Aluminum Company plant

 

Helena – The Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), in coordination with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), will hold a meeting on December 11, 2014, to inform the public on the current status and next steps in addressing contamination at the Columbia Falls Aluminum Company (CFAC) plant in Columbia Falls, Montana.

The public meeting will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 11, 2014, at the Little Theater at Columbia Falls High School, located at 610 13th Street West in Columbia Falls.

Meeting topics will include a summary of recent discussions with CFAC/Glencore regarding the Administrative Order on Consent prepared by DEQ, an update from EPA on additional sampling efforts and the next steps in the cleanup process.

DEQ and EPA will make reasonable accommodations for persons with a disability that may interfere with their ability to participate in the meeting. Accommodations can be arranged by contacting Jeni Garcin-Flatow at 406-841-5016 or jgarcin2@mt.gov.

For more information regarding the CFAC Site, please contact Rob Parker, EPA Site Assessment Manager, at 303-312-6664 or parker.robert@epa.gov, or Jenny Chambers, DEQ Remediation Division Administrator, at 406-841-5001 or jchambers@mt.gov.

For Media Interviews Contact

Jeni Garcin-Flatow

DEQ Remediation Division Public Information Officer

406-841-5016

Jgarcin2@mt.gov

 

Richard Mylott

EPA Public Affairs

303-312-6654

Mylott.richard@epa.gov

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