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Public Notice: Cherokee Zinc Company (Weir Smelter) Superfund Site, Weir, Cherokee County, Kansas

Publish Date: 08/01/2018


Public Availability Session and Administrative Record File Available

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7 has compiled the Administrative Record file for the Cherokee Zinc Company (Weir Smelter) Superfund Site in Weir, Kansas. The Administrative Record is the official site file and contains technical documents such as the Action Memorandum, which authorizes Agency funding for site sampling and response/removal actions.

EPA has assessed the ability of the public to access the Administrative Record through an internet-based repository, and has determined that the local community has this ability. The Administrative Record for this site is available online, and at the Weir Public Library via the internet.

EPA will hold a Public Availability Session in Weir to provide information and answer questions regarding the site. A brief presentation about EPA activities will be given at 6 p.m., and an open question-and-answer forum will last until 7 p.m.

This session will be held:

Thursday, August 16, 2018
6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Weir Community Building
108 N. Lincoln St.
Weir, Kansas

Questions may be submitted to:

Anna-Marie Romero
Community Engagement Specialist
U.S. EPA Region 7
11201 Renner Boulevard
Lenexa, KS 66219
Toll-free: 1-800-223-0425

Applicant or Respondent

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