Posts made in February, 2016

Uniontown IEL 2016 FIVE YEAR REVIEW BY REGION 5 US EPA

Posted by on Feb 11, 2016 in Letters | 0 comments

Uniontown IEL 2016 FIVE YEAR REVIEW BY REGION 5 US EPA

US EPA Region 5

Uniontown IEL Project Manager –

Ms. Karen Cibulski

Chicago, Illinois .

Re:  Region 5’s Uniontown IEL Superfund Site’s “2016 5 Year Review :  Citizens’ Plea for Scientific Accountability by EPA Adhering to What is Considered “Best Available Science”   – (by Following its own Guidelines  )

 As part of US EPA Region 5’s 2016 Uniontown Industrial Excess Landfill Superfund Site “Five Year Review” required, citizens formally request  that US EPA Region 5 use this opportunity to correct past serious mistakes made at IEL, so grave that these mistakes, many believe, led to  fatally flawed clean up decisions being made –  the killing off of the various basic institutional controls /clean up components one by one –  measures that Region 5 had vehemently once promised this town would be carried out to insure that toxins would remain “isolated” in perpetuity…  Due to what appeared to citizens/ many elected officials to be immense political pressure/arm twisting (and worse – see Dr. Toby Clark’s follow up Clean Sites report done for US EPA on IEL for US EPA) – , today, all that remains of the so called “clean up” is the continued flushing of the site into our area’s aquifer, a toxic dump that, according to Ohio EPA, contains  “greater than 780,000 tons of hazardous substances“,  perched just above our area’s water supply.

Read More