ATSDR extends the public comment period for the public health consultation for the Colonie Site in Albany, N.Y., through Nov. 3, 2003

Tuesday, September 23, 2003
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The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), a public health agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has extended the public comment period for its public health consultation (PHC) of the Colonie Site in Albany, N.Y. through Nov. 3, 2003.

The public comment period, originally slated to close Oct. 3, 2003, has been extended to Nov. 2 based on a request from a local assembly member. The consultation will also be accessible on the agency website. Members of the community are invited to provide feedback and comments on the current PHC.

The document is available at the following repository:

William K Stanford Town Library
629 Albany Shaker Road
Loudonville, N.Y.

Comments on the public health consultation may be mailed to:

Chief, Program Evaluation, Records and Information Services Branch
1600 Clifton Road, NE (MS E-60)
Atlanta, GA 30333

Comments received, without the names of individuals who submitted them, and ATSDR's responses to the comments will appear in an appendix to the final public health consultation. Names of those who submit comments, however, will be subject to release for requests made under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act.

Community members seeking information on the procedures or the content of the public health consultation may contact Aimee Tucker Treffiletti, environmental health scientist, or Dawn O'Connor, health communications specialist, toll free at 1-888-422-8737. Regional Representative Arthur Block also may be contacted in New York at 212-637-4307. Callers should refer to the Colonie Site in Albany, N.Y.

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Release Date:  Friday, August 22, 2003
A public health consultation concludes that there is no apparent public health hazard for current exposures at the Colonie site in Albany, N.Y. The document is available for public review and comment from Sept. 2 through Oct. 3.

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