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RSR Smelter Stack Dismantling Begins with Ground Breaking Ceremony
Release Date: 9/11/2000
Contact Information: For more information contact the Office of External Affairs at (214) 665-2200.
Dismantling of the smelter stack and all existing infrastructure that comprised the now-defunct RSR Smelter site in west Dallas will begin at a ground breaking ceremony involving the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission (TNRCC), the city of Dallas and other community leaders. This is the beginning of the final phase of EPA's cleanup, which began in 1991.
WHO: EPA Regional Administrator Gregg Cooke
TNRCC Regional Director Frank Espino
Dallas Mayor Ron Kirk
local public officials
WHEN: 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2000
WHERE: RSR Smelter site
2820 North Westmoreland Road
(Southeast corner of the intersection of
Singleton Boulevard and North Westmoreland Road)