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
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.
P.E.R.R.O. meeting WEDNESDAY January 13th at:
**La Catrina Cafe**
7:00pm at 1011 W. 18th St in Chicago
We have lots to work on including the residential soil remediation EPA project in Pilsen
Anyone can join us, feel free to bring a friend to our meeting this WEDNESDAY January 13th 2016 @ 7:00pm
*La Catrina Cafe- 7:00pm* at 1011 W. 18th St in Chicago
P.E.R.R.O. meeting next WEDNESDAY January 13th 2016
We have lots to work on including a community meeting January 27th, 2016 sponsored by the EPA regarding the residential soil remediation project in Pilsen.
Anyone can join us, so please feel free to come with a friend if you like to our meeting next WEDNESDAY January 13th 2016 @ 7:00pm
P.E.R.R.O. meeting next WEDNESDAY January
13th at a **New location at La Catrina Cafe 7:00pm** at 1011 W. 18th St in Chicago
We have lots to work on including a community meeting January
27th, 2016 sponsored by the EPA regarding the residential soil remediation opportunity in Pilsen related to the Kramer clean up project, that we will focus on.
Anyone can join us, so please feel free to come to our meeting next WEDNESDAY January 13th 2016 @ 7:00pm
Tuesday, December 29, 2015 @ The Barrel Lounge at 6pm-?
2015 S. Damen
Come one come all, we’ll be celebrating the Holidays before the end of the year. A lot has been accomplished during the year, let’s celebrate together as we prepare for the New Year !!!!!
Yesterday the voters of Pilsen spoke; PERRO’s referendum to the people of the 2nd precinct, 25th Ward (where the shredder would be located) asking if the shredder should be opposed passed 84% in favor of opposition. See the results for yourself here.
Congratulations to the community for expressing their view and to the many PERRO volunteers who knocked doors, had hundreds of conversations with neighbors and handed out many more fliers!
If you are reading this and haven’t done so, please JOIN PERRO! Come to our next meeting! Contact Victoria Leigh Thurmond at (312) 854-9247 or firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.
Please join in to discuss important issues at Efebinas Café 1640 S Blue Island Ave, Chicago, IL @7pm such as: the metal shredder across from Juarez h.s. and the two heliports planned for Pilsen. (We meet in the back room where couches are located.)