The Technical Assistant (TA – John Schweizer) will resume office hours at the regularly scheduled time (Tuesdays from 1 PM to 5 PM) on August 26. Drop by the West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project office at 349 Mandela Parkway during office hours to chat and ask your questions about the AMCO Chemical Superfund Site.

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The Technical Assistant for the West Oakland community will not be holding office hours on August 19 because of a schedule conflict.

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The Community Technical Assistant (TA) has resumed regular weekly office hours from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Tuesday afternoon. Office hours are held at the West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project office located at 349 Mandela Parkway. Come by to have your questions answered about the AMCO Chemical Superfund Site, which is located on 3rd Street between Mandela Parkway and Center Street. Or come by just to chat.

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This week (March 17 – 21) only, the Technical Advisor’s Office Hours will be from 10AM to 2PM on Thursday, March 20. Regular Tuesday Office Hours from 1PM to 5PM will resume on March 25.

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The Technical Advisor’s (TA’s) latest Field Observation Report (#8) has been posted to the TA’s Field Reports page on this website.

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The Technical Advisor’s (TA’s) comments on EPA’s Draft Remedial Investigation Addendum document has been added to the TA’s Documents section of the Document Archive on this website. The TA will discuss these comments at the March 3 CAG Meeting.

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Be sure to note that the CAG meeting from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM on March 3 will be at the Mandela Gateway Apartments Community Room. If you attended CAG meetings a couple of years ago, you will recognize this location as the old location where we used to meet.

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CAG Agenda: March 3, 2014

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Mandela Gateway Apartments Community Room

 

1.      Introductions and review of agenda – Brian and Sarah

2.      Introduction of Enrique – Steve

3.      Enrique’s comments

4.      State of trailer/transition/leases – Brian

5.      Discussion of the RPM transition – Caleb, Lynn, Steve

6.      Site characterization/engineering update – John

7.      Project timeline and introduction of EE/CA – Lynn

8.      Other items, community questions and comments

9.      Meeting close

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The next AMCO Chemical Superfund Site Community Action Group (CAG) meeting will be on Monday March 3, 2014. The Meeting Announcement has been posted in the March 2014 CAG Meeting Documents section of the Document Archive. The following message was received from Sarah Cafasso, EPA Community Involvement Coordinator:

“Hello AMCO CAG Members and South Prescott community,

I’d like to announce our upcoming Community Advisory Group (CAG) Meeting, which will be held on March 3rd, 2014 at 6:30PM in theMandela Gateway Apartments Community Room.  Please note the change in CAG meeting location!  If you’re on our mailing list, look for a postcard announcement in your mailbox next week.

This is an important meeting where we will introduce new members to the EPA’s AMCO Site team, discuss the plans for moving forward with site cleanup, and address other community concerns.  EPA Superfund Division Director Enrique Manzanilla will be attending the meeting, and it will be a great opportunity to get involved in the CAG!

Please see the attached meeting announcement and visitwww.epa.gov/region09/AMCO or www.facebook.com/EPA.AMCOfor more information on the AMCO site.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

-          Sarah”

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Regular weekly office hours continue today. The community Technical Adviser (TA) Office Hours are held on Tuesday afternoons from 1 PM to 5 PM at the EPA Trailer/Community Center located at 349 Mandela Parkway. All are welcome to come by to talk to the TA (John Schweizer,) ask questions, discuss issues, or just to chat.

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