Jump to main content.


RCRA Community Engagement Outreach related to Walter Coke, Inc. Facility

 

Pages 1 2 3 [Next]

  1. EPA Administrative Order with Sloss Industries presently Walter Coke, Inc. (1989): Note that the environmental law RCRA's legal authority 3008(h) allows EPA to take enforcement action to require corrective action or another response necessary to protect human health and the environment when a release is identified at an interim status hazardous waste treatment, storage or disposal facility.

  2. EPA Fact Sheet, Number 1 (November 2010): Results of Community Environmental Sampling: In the Collegeville, Harriman Park and Fairmont Neighborhoods, North Birmingham, AL

  3. EPA Frequently Asked Questions, Number 1 (November 2010): Results of Community Environmental Sampling: Collegeville, Harriman Park and Fairmont Neighborhoods, North Birmingham, AL

  4. EPA Community Sampling Maps (November 2010): Sampling Data Compared to Screening Levels(Arsenic and BaP TEQ)
    Note: These maps cover the results for 70 non-school properties; which included 65 residential yards, Public Housing, rights-of-way, a church, drainage ditches, and off-site Walter Coke property.

  5. EPA Letter to Birmingham School District (October 2010): Note: This conveyed information on sampling results for Riggins Alternative School, former (now demolished) Hudson School, and former Carver High School, and Calloway Head Start School.

  6. EPA Information Sheets on Riggins Alternative School (May 15, 2010): Note: This is in English and Spanish. These EPA Fact Sheets were issued to the School District for distribution to faculty, students and parents.

  7. Hudson K-8 School to Parent Letter (April 5, 2011) and Riggins School to Parent Letter (April 6, 2011): These letters, written by the school district with the assistance of the EPA RCRA program, explain the soil cleanup work being undertaken on the school yards.

  8. Walter Coke, Inc. Residential Sample Report (May 2011 Revision, Final): This report incorporates EPA comments.

  9. EPA Correspondence to Walter Coke, Inc (April 13, 2011):   This letter communicates the following: a) Final Residential Soil Cleanup Values; b) Residential Sampling Report- Conditional Approval; c) Requirement for Remediation Work Plan to Address Benzo(a)pyrene and Arsenic in Soils in Fairmont, Harriman Park and Collegeville neighborhoods; d) RCRA Section 3008(h) Administrative Order. Walter Coke 4-13-11 RSR Cleanup RWP letter.PDF

  10. EPA Fact Sheet, Number 2 (Final Correction, July 2011): Results of Community Environmental Sampling and Path Forward: In the Collegeville, Harriman Park and Fairmont Neighborhoods, North Birmingham, AL.

  11. EPA Frequently Asked Questions, Number 2 (Final Correction, July 2011): Presents a list of questions and answers about results of Community Environmental Sampling: Collegeville, Harriman Park and Fairmont Neighborhoods, North Birmingham, AL

  12. EPA Community Sampling Maps (April 2011): Sampling Data Compared to Cleanup Levels (Arsenic and BaP TEQ).  Note: These maps cover the results for school and non-school properties; which included 65 residential yards, Public Housing, rights-of-way, a church, drainage ditches, and off-site Walter Coke property. WalterCoke Arsenic5 Cleanup.pdf  AND WalterCoke BaP5 Cleanup.pdf

  13. ATSDR Toxicological Profiles:   These 2 fact sheets contain information about health effects of the 2 contaminants of concern found in the North Birmingham neighborhoods; Arsenic and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (related to Benzo(a)pyrene). ToxFacts ATSDR Arsenic.PDF  AND ToxFacts ATSDR PAHs.PDF

  14. Urban Gardening:This fact sheet provides communities and individuals with general urban gardening information about: a) Common contaminants that can be found in urban soil; b) Ways to identify contaminants and reduce exposure; c) Improving soils and growing plants in mildly contaminated soil; d) Additional resources and technical assistance.  Due to the 12-page length, only pages 8/9 were distributed at EPA’s April 28 public meeting. Urban Gardening Final Fact Sheet EPA542F-10-011.PDF

  15. EPA Public Event (May 19, 2011) Flyer

    EPA Press Release - May 19, 2011 Public Availability Session to Discuss Soil Sampling Results in North Birmingham.

     

    Pages 1 2 3 [Next]


For information about the contents of this page please contact Lawana Woodard

For additional information, visit EPA's web site on the North Birmingham Environmental Collaboration Project

 

 

 


Local Navigation


Jump to main content.