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EPA to hold public meeting March 2 to discuss Mohr Orchard soil testing

Release Date: 02/26/2009
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PHILADELPHIA (February 26, 2009) -- The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public meeting Monday, March 2 to present information on the results of soil sampling and analysis in relation to the investigation of the Former Mohr Orchard Site in North Whitehall Township, Lehigh County, Pa.

The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. in the North Whitehall Township Building, 3256 Levans Road, Coplay, Pa.

EPA officials will also update residents on the status of the private well testing and progress in determining the source of lead in drinking water.

EPA recently conducted soil and water sampling from an area that encompasses about 1.5 square miles on both sides of Route 309 in the Schnecksville/Orefield area of North Whitehall Township.