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ATSDR Invites Residents to Attend Public Meeting in Midlothian, TX


Ellis County, Midlothian, Texas

Monday, December 03, 2012

What

The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry invites Midlothian residents to attend a public meeting on December 6, 2012 at the Midlothian Conference Center from 7:00-8:30 PM. At the meeting, ATSDR representatives will present an overview of the latest health consultation for the Midlothian site. ATSDR staff also will be available to speak with community members from 3:30-5:00 PM.

To read this health consultation, please visit: http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/sites/midlothian. Copies are available at the A.H. Meadows Library, 921 S. 9th Street, Midlothian. They can be reviewed during regular business hours.

When

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Where

Midlothian Conference Center
For Directions to the Conference Center, visit: http://www.midlothiancenter.com/

Background

ATSDR released a health consultation for public comment on November 16, 2012 that describes the public health implications of exposures to hydrogen sulfide and National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) pollutants. NAAQS pollutants are PM2.5, ozone, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, and lead.

UPDATE: Public participation is a very important part of this process. ATSDR has extended the public comment period until February 18, 2013. Comments must be made in writing.

Send comments to ATSDRRecordsCenter@cdc.gov, or mail to:
ATSDR Records Center
Attn: Rolanda Morrison
Re: Midlothian NAAQS and H2S Health Consultation
4770 Buford Highway, NE (MS F-09)
Atlanta, Georgia 30341

For more information about ATSDR’s work in Midlothian visit http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/sites/midlothian/ or call 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636).

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ATSDR, a federal public health agency of the U.S., Department of Health and Human Services, evaluates the potential for adverse human health effects due to exposure to hazardous substances in the environment.

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Related PHA & HC For this Press Release


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-Assessing the Public Health Implications of the Criteria (NAAQS) Air Pollutants and Hydrogen Sulfide
Document Date: 11/16/2012 - HC  [PDF - 4950 KB]

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Related News Releases For Ellis County, Midlothian, Texas

 

ATSDR Releases New Report for Public Comment on Air Pollutants in Midlothian, TX
Release Date: Friday, November 16, 2012
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) is releasing for public comment a health consultation describing public health implications of exposures to hydrogen sulfide and National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) pollutants.

ATSDR Extends Public Comment Period for Midlothian, Texas Health Consultation
Release Date: Tuesday, June 19, 2012
The public comment period for the recently released Midlothian Public Health Assessment has been extended to June 29, 2012.

ATSDR Health Consultation for Midlothian Released for Public Comment
Release Date: Thursday, May 10, 2012
The air monitoring data that are available for the Midlothian area will support public health evaluations for many of the pollutants of concern, the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) concludes in the health consultation released today for public comment. This is the first of several health consultations that will evaluate environmental data.

Federal Agency to Hold Community Meeting and Open House about Midlothian Environmental Concerns
Release Date: Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Scientists from the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) will review their Public Health Response Plan at an open house followed by a community meeting on February 22 at the Midlothian Conference Center.

Federal Agency to Hold Community Meeting about Midlothian Environmental Concerns
Release Date: Tuesday, January 12, 2010
The federal Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) will conduct an informational meeting with Midlothian area residents about ATSDR’s plan to look at environmental health concerns in the area.

ATSDR to Review Environmental Health Issues in Midlothian
Release Date: Monday, July 06, 2009
Environmental health professionals will be interviewing residents of Midlothian, TX from July 13-18 to learn how people get their information, to gather community health concerns and to obtain input into the Agency for Toxic Substance and Disease Registry (ATSDR) public health response plan. Community members will be able to provide input to professionals from ATSDR and the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), as they revisit Midlothian environmental health issues.

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