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RSR Smelter Stack Dismantling Begins with Ground Breaking Ceremony

Release Date: 9/11/2000
Contact Information: For more information contact the Office of External Affairs at (214) 665-2200.

     Dismantling of the smelter stack and all existing infrastructure that comprised the now-defunct RSR Smelter site in west Dallas will begin at a ground breaking ceremony involving the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission (TNRCC), the city of Dallas and other community leaders. This is the beginning of the final phase of EPA's cleanup, which began in 1991.

   WHO:      EPA Regional Administrator Gregg Cooke
             TNRCC Regional Director Frank Espino
             Dallas Mayor Ron Kirk
             local public officials
             community members

   WHEN:     10:00 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2000

   WHERE:    RSR Smelter site
             2820 North Westmoreland Road
               (Southeast corner of the intersection of
                Singleton Boulevard and North Westmoreland Road)
             Dallas, TX