Hoosick Falls PFOA work group meets May 27

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HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. — The Hoosick Falls Community Participation Work Group (CPWG) meeting scheduled for Wednesday, May 27 from 6-8 p.m. 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.

The Hoosick area Superfund sites include Saint-Gobain, McCaffrey Street; the former Oak Materials, John Street; Saint-Gobain, 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, River Road; Interface Solutions; the former Dodge Machine; and Allied-Signal Laminate Systems, Mechanic Street.

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

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