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Cleanup Completion at Ice House Drums Site, Mineral Wells, Texas

Release Date: 5/9/2000
Contact Information: For more information contact the Office of External Affairs at (214) 665-2200.

     The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) completed removal cleanup work at the former Ice House Drums site at 209 S.W. 7th Street, Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto County, Texas. The abandoned site has been vacant since 1980.  EPA removed and disposed about 70 unlabeled 55-gallon drums containing hazardous chemicals, drums and debris found on the floor of the building and approximately 1000 cubic yards of contaminated soils.

     WHAT:     Cleanup completion ceremony

     WHO:      EPA, the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission and the city
                of Mineral Wells

     WHEN:     11 a.m., Wednesday, May 10, 2000

     WHERE:    Mineral Wells City Hall Annex
                Counsel Chambers
                115 S.W. 1st Street
                Mineral Wells, Texas