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Fact Sheet

December 2011

EPA Announces Second Roundtable Discussion, Carter Carburetor Superfund Site, St. Louis, Missouri


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7 invites members of the Carter Carburetor neighborhood, area stakeholders and other interested parties to the second roundtable discussion on Tuesday, January 10, 2012, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., at the Herbert Hoover Boys and Girls Club, 2nd Floor Conference Room, 2901 North Grand Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri.


EPA held the first roundtable discussion on December 8, 2011, to begin the process of providing a place for community members to ask questions and express concerns about cleanup activities at the Carter Carburetor Site. Several community groups and other interested stakeholders and citizens participated in a very lively discussion where many concerns were expressed and addressed. The roundtable group is now ready to move forward.

All participants were informed that in order to have a successful roundtable discussion, certain ingredients are needed. These ingredients include a need for participants to feel comfortable, a process that is informal; everyone should focus on the Carter Carburetor Site, be courteous of one another, have thoughtful discussion; and thoughtful listening.


The roundtable discussion will be held:

Tuesday, January 10, 2012
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Herbert Hoover Boys and Girls Club
2nd Floor Conference Room
2901 North Grand Avenue
St. Louis, Missouri  63107


EPA Region 7 is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate in the roundtable, please notify the EPA Reasonable Accommodations Coordinator, Jonathan Cooper at 800-223-0425 or cooper.jonathan@epa.gov. Speech or hearing impaired individuals should email or call using the local relay service. 


The Carter Carburetor Roundtable is focused on the cleanup of the Carter Carburetor Site. It is an open and inclusive forum, held in the site neighborhood on a regular basis. It is a body that will focus on teamwork, better interaction, building trust, and ensuring that the community stakeholders, interested parties, and EPA staff are mutually informed and educated on site cleanup and its impacts on the neighborhood and larger community.

Each stakeholder represented at the roundtable will be responsible for communicating with their network of contacts.


EPA encourages the community to review the Administrative Record for the Carter Carburetor Site. The record contains site-related documents and is available for review at the following locations during normal business hours:

Herbert Hoover Boys and Girls Club
2901 North Grand Avenue
St. Louis, Missouri 63107

St. Louis Public Library, Divoll Branch
4234 North Grand Avenue
St. Louis, Missouri 63107

EPA Region 7 Records Center
901 North 5th Street
Kansas City, Kansas 66101

If you have questions or need additional information, please contact:

Belinda Young
Community Involvement Coordinator
U.S. EPA Region 7
Office of Public Affairs
901 N. 5th Street
Kansas City, KS 66101
Phone: 913-551-7463
Toll-free: 1-800-223-0425
Email: young.belinda@epa.gov

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