2017 / Q1 News Briefs

Prabal Amin of Weston Solutions, the independent technical consultant, answers a question at open house.
Open house provides attendees with latest on chromium cleanups spacer

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.