with site administrator,
experts on cleanups
JERSEY CITY, N.J., Jan. 10, 2017 – Site Administrator Ron Riccio and a variety of experts on PPG’s chromium cleanups will be available to meet one-on-one with residents and interested parties during a public open house Jan. 31 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the Mary McLeod Bethune Life Center, 140 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Read more
Final round of blood monitoring confirms exposure-prevention measures work
JERSEY CITY, N.J., Jan. 27, 2017 – A report summarizing the results of a voluntary blood monitoring program administered by the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute (EOHSI) at the Rutgers School of Public Health confirms that the multiple and overlapping measures to prevent human exposure to chromium during PPG’s soil cleanup activities at the Garfield Avenue sites have been effective. Read more
Progress being made but much work remains,Riccio says in report
A comprehensive air monitoring program at the Garfield Avenue Site is designed to protect workers and the surrounding community.
Learn more about PPG Industries' goal to hire Jersey City-based firms for the supply of products and services as its cleanup sites.
Residents living near PPG Industries' chromium cleanup sites can request an inspection of their homes if they suspect chromium waste is in or on their property.