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Enviro-Mich message from "Alex J. Sagady & Associates" <ajs@sagady.com>
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 30, 2006

Contact:  Robert McCann
                (517) 241-7397

November 8 Community Meeting on Dow Corrective Action Work

The Department of Environmental Quality and The Dow Chemical Company will be holding the next quarterly Midland/Saginaw/Bay City (Tri-Cities) Dioxin Community Meeting on Wednesday, November 8, at the Horizons Conference Center, 6200 State Street, Saginaw.  The meeting is open to the public and will run from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Staff from the DEQ, Department of Community Health, and Dow, with their consultants, will be available one-half hour before and one-half hour after the meeting for individual discussion with the public.

Agenda items for the November 8 meeting will include an update on the Upper Tittabawassee River/Floodplain GeoMorphTM sampling and analysis; an update on Priority 2 interim response activities, Midland sampling, and the revised Remedial Investigation Work Plan development; status of the Natural Resource Damage Assessment process; an overview of the additional analyses in progress and planned on the University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study results; the Saginaw River Sediment Trap Demonstration Project; and time for questions and discussion on these and other topics.

The meeting agenda and related documents will be posted to the DEQ Web site prior to  the  community  meeting  at   http://www.michigan.gov/deqdioxin   and  may  be accessed by clicking on the ?DEQ/Dow Community Involvement? and ?Dow Off-site Corrective Action? Quick Links.  During 2007, quarterly community meetings are scheduled to be held on February 8, May 17, August 9, and November 8.

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