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Federal agency seeks comments from the public on new health report and hosts public availability session for the community in Midlothian, TX


Midlothian, Texas

Thursday, May 12, 2016

ATLANTA, GA -- The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) released a new report for public comment as part of the Midlothian Area Air Quality Petition Response. The federal agency invites the public to review the report and submit their comments until June 9, 2016.

The report evaluated the public health impacts from deposition of air emissions to other media such as soil, water, and vegetation.

To read the report visit: Health Consultation – Public Comment Version

Copies of the report can be reviewed during regular hours of operation at the A.H. Meadows Library, 921 S. 9th Street, Midlothian.
The public comment process gives residents the opportunity to review documents, ask questions, and provide their input. ATSDR’s response to those comments will be included in the appendices of the final report.

Comments on the report must be submitted in writing to: ATSDRRecordsCenter@cdc.gov, or mailed to:

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
Attn: Records Center
Re: Midlothian Site [“Media other than air” report]
4770 Buford Highway, NE (MS F-09)
Atlanta, Georgia 30341

ATSDR will visit the Midlothian community to discuss with residents the findings and conclusions of report. Community members will have the opportunity to speak one-on-one with ATSDR scientists.

WHEN
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Residents can drop-in any time between 2:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.

WHERE
Midlothian Conference Center – Board Room
1 Community Circle
Midlothian, TX 76065

For more information about ATSDR’s work in Midlothian, TX visit: http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/sites/midlothian/ or call 1-800-CDC-INFO (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 of exposure to hazardous substances in the environment.

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