The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), a federal public health agency, will visit the Midlothian community to discuss with residents the findings and conclusions of three new health consultations released for public comment on August 26, 2015.
Community members will have the opportunity to speak one-on-one with ATSDR scientists on November 17, 2015 regarding the health consultations from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. A presentation and question and answer session on the findings of these health consultations will follow from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
November 17, 2015
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Midlothian Conference Center
1 Community Circle Drive
Midlothian, Texas 76065
On August 26, 2015, ATSDR released three new reports for public comment as part of the Midlothian Area Air Quality Petition Response:
- The first report evaluates the ability of health outcome data to address the community concerns regarding possible health impacts from the site.
- The second report evaluates the animal health issues reported by residents living in the Midlothian area.
- The third report evaluates the public health impact of exposures to metals and Volatile Organic Compounds in the air of Midlothian.
ATSDR is accepting public comments on these health consultations until November 23, 2015.
Comments on the documents must be made in writing to: ATSDRRecordsCenter@cdc.gov, or mailed to:
ATSDR Records Center
Attn: Rolanda Morrison
Re: Midlothian Site- [Name of specific health consultation]
4770 Buford Highway, NE (MS F-09)
Atlanta, Georgia 30341
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).
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.