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Congresswoman Betty McCollum

Representing the 4th District of Minnesota

Neighborhood Meeting on EPA Waste Cleanup in St. Paul Set for Aug. 15

August 10, 2017
Press Release

The office of Congresswoman Betty McCollum will host a neighborhood meeting on Tuesday, August 15 to share important information about the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s cleanup of hazardous waste at 888 North Prior Avenue in St. Paul. The meeting will be held from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Newell Park Building, located at 900 Fairview Avenue North in St. Paul.

Residents and business owners in the surrounding area are urged to attend this important discussion with Congresswoman McCollum’s staff and learn more about the work the EPA is undertaking to clean up the abandoned former site of Plating, Inc. Last week, the EPA announced it was beginning a $1.6 million cleanup of hazardous waste at the site. After a meeting with Congresswoman McCollum, the EPA has also added additional security at the site. 

  • WHO: Offices of Congresswoman Betty McCollum, St. Paul Council President Russ Stark, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, City of St. Paul, and Hamline Midway Coalition – District Council 11
  • WHAT: An important neighborhood meeting about the EPA’s cleanup of hazardous waste at 888 North Prior Avenue in St. Paul.
  • WHEN: Tuesday, August 15th from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • WHERE: Newell Park Building, 900 Fairview Avenue North, St. Paul

For more information, residents should contact Congresswoman McCollum’s office at 651-224-9191.

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