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EPA MEETING ON OLIN DDT-CLEANUP TO BE HELD JAN. 13 IN DECATUR, ALA.

 ATLANTA, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Interagency Review Panel which is overseeing the cleanup of DDT-contaminated waters in the Huntsville/Triana area of Alabama will meet Jan. 13 in Decatur, Ala.
 The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. in the Interpretive Center at the Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge and is open to the public.
 The Technical Committee will meet one day earlier (Jan. 12) at 11 a.m. at the Redstone Arsenal. A site tour of the remedial project area is scheduled for 3 p.m. on Jan. 12.
 Under terms of a court-ordered consent decree announced in 1983, the Interagency Review Panel was established to oversee the cleanup being carried out by Olin. In addition to the EPA, the Review Panel includes representatives designated by the Tennessee Valley Authority, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Department of the Army and the state of Alabama. Panel participants include non-voting representatives from the Olin Corporation and the town of Triana.
 Construction of the remedial action project was completed in late 1987. The long-term monitoring program was implemented Jan. 1, 1988.
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 /CONTACT: Charlis Thompson of the United States Environmental Protection Agency Region IV, 404-347-3004/


CO: United States Environmental Protection Agency; Olin Corporation ST: Alabama IN: SU: EXE

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