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EPA Region 5

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Michigan, Minnesota,
Ohio, Wisconsin and
35 Tribes
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Key Issues


Region 5 Events Calendar

(public meetings, comment periods, etc.)

Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018

Torch Lake Superfund site open house to learn more about how to protect people from contact with waste left on properties by placing a restrictive covenant on property deeds.

Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018

“End of Construction Season” meeting for the USS Lead Superfund Site

Monday, Nov. 26, 2018

Public comment period ends on the Proposed Remedy for the former Tecumseh Products Company (TPC) Facility in Tecumseh, Michigan. The Proposed Remedy includes groundwater treatment, soil treatment and excavation, and institutional controls to prevent future exposures.

Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018

Information Sessions on the vapor intrusion investigation connected to the Amphenol/Franklin Power Products site:  5:00 p.m., Performing Arts Center Franklin Community High School, 2600 Cumberland Drive, Franklin, Ind.

Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018

Public Meeting and Hearing on a proposed amendment to the cleanup plan for the residential area (zone 1) of USS Lead Superfund Site:  6 p.m., Robert A. Pastrick Library Branch, 1008 W. Chicago Ave., East Chicago

Monday, Dec. 10, 2018

Public comment period ends on Proposed CAFO SDWA-05-2019-0001 against Great Lakes Petroleum Producers, Inc. (Respondent) which alleges Respondent failed to comply with Underground Injection Control (UIC) permit number MI-081-2D-0007 (the Permit) and federal regulations at its Class II disposal injection well facility in Jenison, Michigan (Kent County).

Monday, Jan. 14, 2018

End of comment period on a proposed amendment to the cleanup plan for the residential area (zone 1) of USS Lead Superfund Site.