Hoosick area PFOA work group to meet Aug. 26

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HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. — The Hoosick Area Community Participation Work Group will meet on Wednesday, Aug. 26 from 6-8 p.m. The meeting will be held using an on online platform. Login information will be shared prior to the meeting via the CPWG Listserv.

All Hoosick area residents who would like to access this meeting as well as receive ongoing communications about the CPWG should join the CPWG Listerv by sending an email to hoosickfallscpwg@paigegroup.com Please include your full name (first and last) and email address.

As the state and federal governments continue to restrict large gatherings as part of their response to the coronavirus, the CPWG must follow those same guidelines to help protect the public health. The CPWG's monthly meetings provide an opportunity for the greater Hoosick Falls community to hear progress reports on PFOA remedial activity and options being explored for municipal water supply.

Additional meeting dates for the Hoosick Area CPWG include (location/format TBD): Sept. 23; Oct. 28; Nov. 18; Dec. 16; Jan. 27 and Feb. 24.

The Hoosick area Superfund sites include Saint-Gobain, McCaffrey Street; former Oak Materials, John Street; Saint-Gobain, Liberty Street; Hoosick Falls Landfill; and Alexander Schmigel Property. Investigative work is also being performed at potential Superfund sites, or "P" sites, which include Oak Materials, River Road; Interface Solutions; former Dodge Machine; and Allied-Signal Laminate Systems, Mechanic Street.

For more information, visit the town and village websites: townofhoosick.org, villageofhoosickfalls.com; http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/108791.html or https://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/investigations/hoosick/.



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