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ATSDR To Host Community Meeting about LCP Chemicals Georgia Site


Glynn County, Brunswick, Georgia

Tuesday, September 21, 2004

The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) will hold a community meeting on Sept. 28 to discuss its upcoming public health assessment for the LCP Chemicals Georgia site in Brunswick, Ga.

The community meeting allows residents to meet individually with ATSDR representatives. During these meetings staff members explain the purpose of the public health assessment and community members can share their site-related health concerns. The sessions will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. and again from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Arco United Methodist Church, 12 Ross Road in Brunswick, Ga.

Community members seeking information about the procedures or the content of the public health assessment may contact Health Communication Specialist Youlanda Outin toll-free at 1-888-422-8737. Regional Representative Robert Safay may also be contacted at 1-800-241-1754, ext. 21782.

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

Established by Congress in 1980 under the Superfund law, ATSDR conducts public health assessments at each of the sites on the EPA National Priorities List, as well as other sites when petitioned. Headquartered in Atlanta, ATSDR is staffed by more than 400 health professionals including epidemiologists, physicians, toxicologists, engineers and public health educators.

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