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Meet one-on-one
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
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
Prabal Amin of Weston Solutions, the independent technical consultant, answers a question at open house.
Open house provides
attendees with latest
on chromium cleanups
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JERSEY CITY, N.J., Feb. 13, 2017 – Residents and interested parties met with officials from the Chromium Cleanup Partnership during an open house Jan. 31 to learn the latest on PPG’s progress at sites in Hudson County.

Representatives from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, the City of Jersey City, the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency, PPG, the independent technical consultant and the site administrator’s office met with attendees.

Jersey City Council President Rolando Lavarro, Ward F Council Member Jermaine Robinson and Deputy Mayor Marcos Vigil were among the more than 20 people who attended the event at the Mary McLeod Bethune Life Center.

In his brief opening remarks, Site Administrator Ron Riccio welcomed visitors and encouraged them to visit with the experts one-on-one at the meeting. In addition, Riccio recommended attendees read his latest progress report to the court and the January edition of the Chromium Cleanup Partnership newsletter to obtain a thorough understanding of the groups’ efforts.

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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