Dioxin Update
Lone Tree Council and TRW
November 26th 2007 #108

November 28 Community Meeting on Dow Corrective Action Work

The Department of Environmental Quality and The Dow Chemical Company
will be holding the next quarterly Midland/Saginaw/Bay City (Tri-Cities)
Dioxin Community Meeting on Wednesday, November 28, at the Horizons
Conference Center in Saginaw located at 6200 State Street.  The meeting
is open to the public and will run from 6:30 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.  Staff
from the DEQ, Department of Community Health, and Dow, with their
consultants, will be available one-half hour before and one-half hour
after the meeting for individual discussion with the public.  Maps and
other handout materials will be available for viewing and discussion.

Agenda items for the November 28 meeting include: Upper and Middle
Tittabawassee River investigation work status and DEQ oversight
comments; the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and
Liability Act (CERCLA), removal actions in the Tittabawassee and Saginaw
Rivers and EPA/DEQ oversight comments; an update on the Michigan State
University Ecological Study; and an update on the Natural Resource
Damage Assessment.  The final hour of the meeting is set aside for
questions and discussion on these and other topics.

The meeting agenda and related documents will be posted to the DEQ Web
site prior to the community meeting at http://www.michigan.gov/deqdioxin
and may be accessed by clicking on the *DEQ/Dow Community
Involvement* and *Dow Off-site Corrective Action* Quick Links
in the right navigation column.  The next quarterly community meeting is
scheduled to be held on February 7, 2008.

*Protecting Michigan*s Environment, Ensuring Michigan*s


Source: Lone Tree Council / TRW

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