Follow-up Meeting Advisory: Homeowners and Residents exposed to Lethal Pollution (TCE HELP)

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.

Contacts:

David McRobert.  David can be reached at: mcrobert@sympatico.ca
Cell: 647 234 4677705 741 0489
His presentation also is available to the media by e-mail

Dave Lavallee, 705 743 0007
dblavallee@hotmail.com

Coffee, tea and refreshments will be made available.

RSVP: For the purposes of buying refreshments, please indicate your attendance by July 21 by e-mailing David McRobert at mcrobert@sympatico.ca

Background:

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

http://www.omccanada.ca/index.htm

Of Related Interest:

http://www.pcchu.ca/HH/images/TCE%20Contamination%20Jan%2030%202012.pdf
Emails for the PCCHU: rpellizzari@pcchu.cadchuripuy@pcchu.ca

Brittany Cadence, Communications Supervisor, (705) 743-1000, ext. 391

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