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E-M:/ Second EPA Hearing on Land Ban Exemption

Enviro-Mich message from "Alex J. Sagady & Associates" <ajs@sagady.com>

The BUSH ADMINISTRATION holds another hearing on how it wants to
undermine the land ban restrictions and
waste treatment requirements of the U.S. Resource
Conservation and Recovery Act to allow disposal
of hazardous waste in deep wells by Environmental
Disposal Systems at Romulus, MI


Date: Thu, 3 Apr 2003 14:10:23 -0500
Subject: [r5news] EPA Holds Second Hearing on Proposed Land Ban Exemption 
for Eds Wells
To: "r5news" <r5news@lists.epa.gov>
From: "Angela Bivens" <bivens.angela@epamail.epa.gov>

Reply-To: "r5news" <r5news@lists.epa.gov>

                 U.S. EPA REGION 5 NEWS RELEASE

CONTACT: Phillippa Cannon, (312) 353-6218

For Immediate Release
No. 03-OPA045

EPA Holds Second Hearing on Proposed Land Ban Exemption for Eds Wells

CHICAGO (April 3, 2003)  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5
will hold a second hearing April 21 at the Crowne Plaza Detroit, 8000
Merriman Road, Romulus, Mich., on its proposal to exempt Environmental
Disposal Systems from federal restrictions on land disposal of hazardous
waste for two commercial Class I injection wells in Romulus. If the
exemption is granted, EDS may use the wells to dispose of regulated liquid
hazardous waste.

Prior to the hearing, EPA staff will be available from 5:45 p.m. until
6:45 p.m. to meet with attendees individually. The public hearing will be
held from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Oral and written comments on the proposed
exemption will be accepted. A court reporter will record all comments. All
comments previously submitted remain part of the official record.

Written comments must be postmarked or dated by May 16, 2003, and sent to
Sally Swanson, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (WU-16J), 77 West
Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604-3590. They may be e-mailed to

The draft decision is posted on EPA's Web site
www.epa.gov/region5/water/uic/pubpdf/factsheet.pdf. It is also available
for review at the following libraries: Eshelman Library, Henry Ford
Community College, 501 Evergreen, Dearborn; Romulus Public Library, 11121
Wayne Road; and Taylor Community Library, 12303 Pardee Road.

Alex J. Sagady & Associates        http://www.sagady.com

Environmental Enforcement, Permit/Technical Review, Public Policy,
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