Hoosick Falls PFOA meeting moves to digital platform

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HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. — The Hoosick Falls Community Participation Work Group meeting scheduled for Wednesday, March 25, from 6-8 p.m. will now be held using an on online platform, not at the Hoosick Falls High School as had originally been planned. Login information will be shared within the next few days.

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. The login information for the March CPWG meeting will be distributed to the listserv.

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.

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

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

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