|The United States Environmental Protection Agency announced today that the Administrative Record for the Bufkin Store Lead Removal site in Tabor City, Columbus County, North Carolina is available for public review.
The Administrative Record file includes documents that form the basis for selection of the removal action. Documents in the record include: preliminary assessment and inspection reports, test results, and the Action Memorandum. All interested persons are encouraged to review and comment on the documents.
The documents will be available for public review during normal business hours at the following locations:
Attn: Sonia Gore
Attn: Debbie Jourdan
EPA will accept comments regarding the Administrative Record during the public comment period which began on October 10, 2000 and ends on November 10, 2000. Comments should be addressed to Gerald Foree, Federal On-Scene Coordinator, U.S. EPA Region 4, ERRB, 11th Floor, 61 Forsyth Street, S.W., Atlanta, Georgia 30303-3104. At the end of the 30-day comment period, a written response to all pertinent comments will be prepared in a responsiveness summary and placed in the file.
The site is located half a mile from the business center of Tabor City on two acres. The site was originally used as an elementary school in a rural area. The site is bordered by residential and business communities.