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EPA to Hold Public Meeting on Soil Sampling Near Federated Metals Site in Hammond, Ind.

Contact Information: 
Rachel Bassler ( )

CHICAGO (May 21, 2018) – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will host a public meeting on May 23 to update the community on residential soil sampling and cleanup activities in Hammond and Whiting near the Federated Metals site, at 2230 Indianapolis Blvd. in Hammond, Ind.

The meeting will begin with a presentation and will be followed by a general questions and answers session. Residents will also have an opportunity to speak with EPA staff one-on-one.

Time:              4 -7 p.m.

When:             May 23, 2018

Where:           Whiting Family YMCA
                          Social Room
                          1938 Clark St.  

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