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.
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Midlothian Conference Center
For Directions to the Conference Center, visit: http://www.midlothiancenter.com/
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).
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.