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Final round of blood monitoring confirms exposure-prevention measures work
JERSEY CITY, N.J., Jan. 20, 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
JERSEY CITY, N.J., Aug. 11, 2016 – Good progress is being made on all fronts, but much work remains in completing PPG’s chromium cleanups in Hudson County, said Site Administrator Ron Riccio in his first semiannual progress report to the Superior Court of New Jersey. Read more
You can speak with the experts at public meeting
JERSEY CITY, N.J., June 1, 2016 – A public meeting will enable residents and other interested parties to speak with the experts in connection with PPG’s chromium cleanups. Read more
Technical experts will be available to answer questions about PPG’s cleanups.
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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.

In his opening remarks, Riccio will provide an update on the status at all PPG cleanup sites. Attendees can then visit with members of the technical teams at a series of information tables to ask questions about specific sites.

No preregistration is required.

Air Monitoring
A comprehensive air monitoring program at the Garfield Avenue Site is designed to protect workers and the surrounding community.

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Supplier Opportunities
Learn more about PPG Industries' goal to hire Jersey City-based firms for the supply of products and services as its cleanup sites.

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Residential Inspection
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.

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