The U.S. EPA is asking some Pilsen residents for permission to sample their property for lead contamination as part of a soil remediation project in the area. Continue reading EPA Open House: Get your property sampled for lead levels
You Are Invited to an Open House by The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency on Feb. 9 2016 About the Pilsen Area Soil Site
5:30pm – 7:30 p.m. Holy Trinity Croatian Church – Basement 1850 S. Throop St.
Join us at our Next P.E.R.R.O. meeting !
WHEN: FEBRUARY 3RD, 2016 WEDNESDAY
WHERE: EFIBINAS, 1640 S BLUE ISLAND
TIME: 6:00 PM
We have lots to talk about. Bring a friend or two.
Hope as many of you can make it !
For Immediate Release No. 16-OPA001
U.S. EPA holds Jan. 27 Pilsen Open House
(Chicago, Jan. 27) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold an open house on Wednesday, Jan. 27, to discuss upcoming soil sampling in a section of Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood.
EPA will be asking for permission from property owners to take samples within the residential area bounded by 18th Place to the north, an alley halfway between Allport Street and Racine Avenue to the east, 21st Street to the south, and Loomis Street to the west.
The open house will be in the basement of Holy Trinity Croatian Church, 1850 S. Throop St. The open house is at 5:30 p.m., public meeting at 6:30 p.m. EPA personnel will be on hand to answer questions – in English and Spanish – about soil sampling in the Pilsen Area Soils site.
EPA has been investigating lead contamination in Pilsen since 2011, when the Agency became involved with a cleanup at the former Loewenthal Smelter.
For information and to download the access agreement, visit: www.epa.gov/il/pilsen-area-soil-site.
Reunion comunitaria en Pilsen sobre el Plomo
EL USEPA, (Agencia de Proteccion Ambiental de Estados Unidos) tomara muestras de la tierra para medir el plomo en ciertas areas alredor de la fabrica Kramer que esta por la calle 1345 W. 21st st., demostradas en el imagen. Los estudios serian sin costa al dueno de casa. Si conoce a alguien que vive cercas o al dueno.