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Cleanup Completion at Aurum Etching Site in Garland, Texas

Release Date: 4/25/2000
Contact Information: For more information contact the Office of External Affairs at (214) 665-2200.

     The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) completed work at the former Aurum Etching site, an abandoned gun and knife etching facility in Garland, Texas. EPA and the city of Garland supervised the removal and off-site disposal of drums of hazardous materials, small containers and piles of metallic powder residue found on the floors of the process area.  The main building concrete floors and walls were also cleaned and decontaminated.

      WHAT:     Completion Ceremony

      WHO:      EPA, Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission and city of Garland

      WHEN:     10:30 a.m., Thursday, April 27, 2000

      WHERE:    Aurum Etching site
                601 E. Walnut Circle, Garland, Texas