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EPA announces the availability of the Administrative Record for the Woolfolk Chemical Works, Inc. Removal Site in Fort Valley, Peach County, Georgia
Release Date: 02/25/2005
The United States Environmental Protection Agency announced today that the Administrative Record for the Woolfolk Chemical Works, Inc. Removal Site in Fort Valley, Peach County, Georgia 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 location:
The Thomas Public Library
315 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
Fort Valley, GA 31030
Attn: Ms. Gilda Stanberry-Cotney
U.S. EPA Records Center - Region 4
Sam Nunn Atlanta Federal Center - 11th 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 February 28, 2005 and ends on March 28, 2005. Comments should be addressed to Carter Williamson, 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 Woolfolk Chemical Works Site is located in Fort Valley, Georgia, approximately 18 acres in the central business district of Ft. Valley on Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. The locations for the proposed residential soil removals and attic cleanups are within a 1 mile radius of the main facility and are primarily composed of single family homes and vacant lots.
-0- February 25, 2005
CONTACT: Dawn Harris-Young, EPA Media Relations, 404-562-8421