Posted: Oct 26, 2021, 5:20 PM
A series of public meetings and information session about plans to clean up contaminated soil near the former Tronox/Kerr-McGee wood treating facility in Bossier City have been set Thursday, Oct. 28 at the Hilton Garden Inn Camellia Room located at 2015 Old Minden Rd.
Location of the site is 520 Hamilton Road near the intersection of Hamilton Road and Green Street, about a half-mile north of Interstate 20.
Public meetings are scheduled from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. and from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. with a drop-in information session scheduled for 4:30 p.m. until 6 p.m. For attendees, local, state, and federal COVID-19 safety measures, including social distancing and mask wearing, will be in place. Masks and hand sanitizer will be provided to participants.
Hosting the events are the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) and the Multistate Environmental Response Trust (the Multistate Trust). Updates will be provided on past investigations and sampling activities, upcoming field work and off-site residential soil removal and community involvement and redevelopment planning.
Community members will have the opportunity to talk with Multistate Trust and LDEQ representatives, learn about the investigation and cleanup status of the Site, ask questions, and provide input during the drop-in information session.
Public meetings will be held in person, or persons can join by phone or online. To do so by phone, dial (301) 715-8592; enter meeting ID 946 584 8922#; enter passcode 664564#.
To access online, join through this Zoom link or enter tinyurl.com/BossierCity into your browser.
Please visit https://bossiercity.greenfieldenvironmental.com to learn more about the site, view fact sheets and other documents, and find information about upcoming events. Multistate Trust is a court-established trust created to own, investigate, and clean up the ±32-acre site and facilitate its reuse.