Thursday, March 14, 2013
The 'CAG' holds it initial meeting at Fridley Community Center.
This meeting announcement was posted Wednesday at the City of Fridley website: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Initial Community Advisory Group Meeting Fridley Superfund Sites Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 6–8 p.m., at the Fridley Community Center. If you have any questions or need special accomodations at this event, please contact Nefertiti DiCosmo, EPA Community Involvement Coordinator, toll-free at 1-800-621-8431, Ext. 66148 (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., weekdays) or at email@example.com. Additional information about the Fridley Superfund sites can be found online at www.epa.gov/region5/cleanup/fridley/index.html Related:
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Watch KARE11 and KSTP-TV reports about Environmental Protection Agency meetings on a new Community Advisory Group for Fridley's Superfund sites.
See above two local TV news reports on the Environmental Protection Agency information sessions in Fridley Wednesday: Related Patch posts:
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
All are welcome at two information sessions, 1–3 p.m. and 6–8 p.m., hosted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which is helping form a Community Advisory Group in Fridley.
Wednesday is your chance to learn all about the Community Advisory Group (CAG) forming to address concerns about polluted Superfund sites in Fridley. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is hosting two sessions on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013 in Room 109 at Fridley Community Center: Here is how the EPA describes what will happen at the informational sessions: The workshop will give people a thorough overview of the CAG formation process. CAGs give interested people an opportunity to participate in EPA’s Superfund process to clean up hazardous waste areas. At these upcoming sessions, EPA staff will provide information on how to form a CAG and choose its members. CAG membership is voluntary and participants should be willing to serve …
Environmental Protection Agency will host two sessions on Jan. 30, 2013 at Fridley Community Center.
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Tuesday, January 29
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Two public meetings next Wednesday will focus on forming a Community Advisory Group for polluted sites in Fridley.
State Rep. Connie Bernardy announced Thursday that she "would like to invite all who are interested to attend an informational session with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on January 30 at the Fridley Community Center." Here is the rest of her announcement: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will sponsor two informational sessions to discuss the formation of a Community Advisory Group to advise environmental regulators on the Fridley-area cleanup sites. At the sessions, EPA staff will provide information on how to form a Community Advisory Group and choose its members. Community Advisory Group membership is voluntary, and participants should be willing to serve two-year terms. Community Advisory Groups meet…
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Online resource follows announcement of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency citizens advisory group for Fridley-area polluted sites.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has a new website dedicated to polluted Superfund in and around Fridley. Fridley Area Superfund Sites includes a map of the polluted sites, an outline of the citizen advisory group (CAG) process started last week, and links to individual EPA web pages on these Superfund sites:
Thursday, November 15, 2012
He credited the Fridley Cancer Cluster group on Facebook for "postive outcome' of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency forming advisory group on polluted sites.
Fridley Mayor Scott Lund joined local voices responding to news the the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is forming a Citizens Advisory Group on polluted Superfund sites in the city. Mayor Lund's reaction, by email Thursday (link added): I think it is great! And long overdue as it is one of the mandates and requirements of the EPA to inform the public. Involving citizens and creating an open form will go a long way to inform citizens especially on an important topic that has been on many peoples minds of late. This is another positive outcome undoubtedly of the facebook cancer cluster. Their voice is being heard. Another elected official, state Rep.-elect Connie Bernardy, told Minnesota Public Radio: It seemed like there was a lot of …
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Fridley Cancer Cluster Facebook page members, MN Pollution Control Agency, Erin Brockovich investigator responded to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency move.
People around Fridley reacted to the announcement Tuesday that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will form a citizens advisory group focused on the city's polluted Superfund sites. "Fridley Cancer Cluster" Facebook group founder Jason McCarty was first to comment on state Rep.-elect Connie Bernardy's post with the news of the EPA' announcement: "Can I get a hell yes on this?" "Traction is starting to occur...this is another great development," responded Don Roux. "Our baby steps are getting bigger!!!" wrote Jenny Terway Petersen. McCarty teased Nov. 2 that good news was coming and credited "headway" from a Nov. 1 meeting between group members and staffers from the offices of U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken. (Neither senate …
It's the Navy's fourth such review at the Naval Industrial Reserve Ordnance Plant (NIROP) on East River Road.
Fridley residents or others have a chance to weigh in on the cleanup of the former Naval Industrial Reserve Ordnance Plant (NIROP) on East River Road. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) is announcing its fourth five-year review of the polluted Superfund site, to be completed October 20, 2013. Hundreds of government records related to the site are available online at the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) records page for the NIROP site. Here's the public notice from NAVFAC: Fourth Five-Year Review Former Naval Industrial Reserve Ordnance Plant (NIROP) Fridley 4800 East River Road, Minneapolis, Minnesota Fridley, Minnesota The Department of the Navy (lead agency), in cooperation with the U.S. Environmental …
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Federal agency wants to focus local volunteers on city's polluted Superfund sites.
Fridley will get renewed federal attention to its polluted Superfund sites in 2013, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Tuesday. The EPA is forming a Community Advisory Group (CAG) in Fridley—the agency's way of creating a "public forum for community members to present and discuss their needs and concerns related to the Superfund decision-making process." See also: Information about the group from State Rep.-elect Connie Bernardy (DFL-Fridley): Fridley-Area Superfund Sites Community Advisory Group (CAG) If you are interested, I hope you to take the opportunity to get involved in this important environmental issue in our community. Sign up for a community interview, attend the informational meeting about how the …