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EPA ANNOUNCES THE AVAILABILITY OF THE REMOVAL ADMINISTRATIVE RECORD FOR THE VINEGAR HILL LEAD SITE IN TABOR CITY, NORTH CAROLINA
Release Date: 01/11/2001
Contact Information: Dawn Harris, EPA Media Relations, (404) 562-8421
|The United States Environmental Protection Agency announced today that the Administrative Record for the Vinegar Hill Lead 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:
US EPA Records Center - Region 4
Columbus County Public Library
EPA will accept comments regarding the Administrative Record during the public comment period which begins on January 17, 2001 and ends on February 16, 2001. 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 near a former battery cracking operation. The facility is approximately 4 miles southeast of downtown Tabor City and is surrounded by residential and commercial neighborhoods.