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Enviro-Mich message from "Alex J. Sagady & Associates" <ajs@sagady.com>
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Date: Fri, 25 Aug 2000 14:36:14 -0400 (EDT)
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From: kelley.jeff@epa.gov

Subject: DREDGING NEARLY COMPLETE AT MANISTIQUE RIVER AND HARBOR SITE; 
MEDIA BRIEFING/PHOTO-OP, TUESDAY, AUGUST 29, 1 P.M.

U.S. EPA REGION 5 NEWS RELEASE
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Media Contact: Cheryl Allen(312) 353-6196
Mick Hans(312) 353-5050

For Immediate Release: August 24, 2000

No. 00-OPA189

DREDGING NEARLY COMPLETE AT MANISTIQUE RIVER AND HARBOR
SITE; MEDIA BRIEFING/PHOTO-OP, TUESDAY, AUGUST 29, 1 P.M.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 5 will
host a media briefing and photo opportunity to recognize
the nearly complete PCB-dredging of the Manistique River
and Harbor Superfund site (Manistique, MI), Tuesday, August
29, from 1 to 2 p.m. Cost of the project to date:
approximately $44 million.

U.S. Representative Bart Stupak and Regional Superfund
Director William Muno will tour the site and provide brief
comments.

An open house for area residents will be held at the site
from 4 to 8 p.m.

A fact sheet explaining the scope and history of the
project will be available on-site Tuesday. It can also be
obtained by calling Mick Hans, (312) 353-5050, or Cheryl
Allen, (312) 353-6196.

EPA "b-roll" videotape of the dredging technology,
including overview shots of the site, is also available
upon request.

Directions: Take U.S Route 2 east to Marina Drive, then
turn right toward the Harbor and look for the EPA tent.
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