Community Involvement Coordinator
Susan Pastor (email@example.com)
312-353-1325 or 800-621-8431, ext. 31325
Remedial Project Manager
312-353-0967 or 800-621-8431, ext. 30967
(where to view written records)
Lane Public Library
300 N. Third St.
Contaminant information from ATSDR
An investigation is underway at the Armco Hamilton site in New Miami, Ohio. The investigation will identify the types and amounts of contamination in the soil, sediment (mud), surface water and ground water (underground water) on and near the former industrial site. To accomplish this, extensive sampling of the ground water, surface water, sediment (mud) and the site's former coke production area is being done.
Property owner AK Steel Corp. is doing the investigation under a legal agreement with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Information gathered by AK Steel will be detailed in a document called a remedial investigation report which is expected to be completed by November. In addition to areas on the Armco property, the investigation will include public and private water supplies and the nearby Great Miami River. AK Steel is also responsible for other studies due to EPA later this year called the human health and ecological risk assessments. As these studies are deemed final, they will be available to the public. (more...)
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AK Steel is expected to complete additional soil and ground water (underground water supplies) sampling, according to EPA and Ohio EPA specifications, this summer. In addition, several documents should be deemed final this fall. These documents, which will be available for public review, include the health and safety plan, quality assurance project plan, human health risk assessment, ecological risk assessment, and remedial investigation report. All of the studies, funded by AK Steel, are necessary so the company will have the information needed to see how far the PCB, PAH, and metals contamination may have spread. They will also help determine if people and the environment have been affected. EPA and Ohio EPA will continue to oversee AK Steel's work.
The results of this ongoing investigation will identify the types and amounts of contamination in the soil, sediment (mud), surface water, and ground water on and near the former industrial site, coke production facility and the Great Miami River shoreline.
- EPA to hold meeting on study of Armco site (News Release, October 18, 2005 )
- Environmental investigation begins at ARMCO site (News Release, August 30, 2005 )
- Study Will Identify Pollution at Former Plant Site (PDF) (4pp, 336K) September 2005
- Final Community Involvement Plan, May 2004 (PDF) (53pp, 372K) May 2004
- Administrative Order On Consent (PDF) (45pp, 1.7MB) April 29, 2002