Peterborough TCE Contamination
NEXT STEPS – WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE
On Tuesday July 24th, 2012 (7-9 pm) a group of concerned residents calling themselves Homeowners and Residents exposed to Lethal Pollution (TCE HELP) will be hosting a meeting in the south end of Peterborough to follow up on the community update on the indoor air sampling results conducted in some residences by the Ministry of the Environment (MOE) in late 2011 and early 2012.
The possibility of a class action involving Outboard Marine Corporation (OMC) of Canada and General Electric will be discussed during an in-camera (or private) portion of the meeting where the media and non-residents will be excluded.
To download the PDF booklet with information on this meeting, please click here.
RSVP: For the purposes of buying refreshments, please indicate your attendance by July 21 by e-mailing David McRobert at firstname.lastname@example.org
The testing was undertaken to identify possible trichloroethylene (TCE) exposure related to the former Outboard Marine Corporation (OMC) of Canada site on Monaghan Road and vapour intrusion into homes on Romaine Street and Brioux Avenue.
Dr. Rosana Pellizzari, Medical Officer of Health, Peterborough County-City Health Unit (PCCHU) sponsored a meeting on June 26, 2012 at the Peterborough Canoe Museum to discuss results of the work. David McRobert, a local environmental lawyer has agreed to speak to the work he conducted for his cancelled presentation to the June 26th PCCHU session.
OMC Canada Environmental Remediation web site
Of Related Interest:
Brittany Cadence, Communications Supervisor, (705) 743-1000, ext. 391