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EPA Announces Availability of Administrative Record for Rhoderia Drum Removal Site

Release Date: 12/21/2004
Contact Information: Dawn Harris-Young, (404) 562-8421,
The United States Environmental Protection Agency announced today that the Administrative Record for the Rhoderia Drum Removal Site in Stallings, Union County, North Carolina is available for public review.

The Administrative Record file includes documents that form the basis for selection of the removal action.  A removal is a short-term cleanup intended to stabilize or clean up a site that poses an imminent and substantial threat to human health or the environment.  Documents in the record may include but are not limited to 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:

Union West Regional Library
123 Unionville-Indian Trail Road 
Indian Trail, North Carolina 28079 
Attn: Ms. Amanda Townsend 

U.S. EPA Records Center - Region 4 
Sam Nunn Atlanta Federal Center - 11
th Floor
61 Forsyth Street, SW
Atlanta, GA 30303-3104
Attn: Debbie Jourdan

EPA will accept comments regarding the Administrative Record during the public comment period which begins on December 20, 2004 and ends on January 20, 2004.  Comments should be addressed to David Dorian, Federal On-Scene Coordinator, U.S. EPA Region 4, ERRB, 11th Floor, 61 Forsyth Street, SW., Atlanta, GA 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 in a rural residential neighborhood in Stallings, Union County, North Carolina southeast of metropolitan Charlotte, approximately 13 miles from the city limits. The site encompasses about one acre and includes three wooded, undeveloped residential lots. There are approximately 50 buried drums containing solvent material.