The Bay Times, November 01, 2006
The state Department of Environmental Quality and the Dow Chemical Co. will host the next quarterly Tri-Cities dioxin community meeting Nov. 8 at the Horizons Conference Center, 6200 State St., Saginaw.
The meeting is open to the public and will last from 6:30-9 p.m.
Staff from the DEQ, Department of Community Health and Dow will be available one-half hour before and one-half hour after the meeting for individual discussion with the public.
Agenda items for the meeting will include an update on the Upper Tittabawassee River-Floodplain GeoMorph sampling and analysis; an update on Priority 2 interim response activities, Midland sampling and the revised Remedial Investigation Work Plan development; status of the Natural Resource Damage Assessment process; an overview of the additional analyses in progress and planned on the University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study results; and the Saginaw River Sediment Trap Demonstration Project.
There will be time for questions and discussion on other topics.
The meeting agenda and related documents will be posted online at www.michigan.gov/deqdioxin and may be accessed by clicking on
the ”DEQ/Dow Community Involvement” and ”Dow Off-site Corrective Action” links on the right side of the page.