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The administrative record for Loflin Gold Mine removal action in Trinity, North Carolina is available for public review

Release Date: 06/16/2005
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(Atlanta, GA June 16, 2005)  The Removal Administrative Record for the Loflin Gold Mine Removal Site in Trinity, Randolph 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 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:

Randolph County Library
201 Worth Street 
Asheboro, North Carolina 27203
Attn: Ross Holt                                    

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 June 16, 2005 and ends on July 15, 2005. Comments should be addressed to Amy Feingold, 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 approximately one mile south of Old Highway 64 on Loflin Hill Road in Trinity Township, near the western border of Randolph County, North Carolina. The site is comprised of portions of twelve residential properties totaling approximately 300 acres.

CONTACTS: Dawn Harris-Young, EPA Media Relations, 404-562-8421
Christian Lewis, EPA Media Relations, 404-562-8395