Media Release

Cabot-Koppers Superfund Site Update Meeting

Monday, August 17, 2009 1:00 PM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - On Monday, August 31, 2009 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Jack Durrance Auditorium (Room 209, County Administration Bldg., 12 SE 1st Street, Gainesville), the City of Gainesville and Alachua County Commissions are holding a joint public meeting to hear presentations about progress toward developing a final remedy on the Koppers Superfund site. This meeting includes discussion of the recent offsite sampling near the Koppers plant. The Alachua County Environmental Protection Department will also present the results of a recent sediment study on Springstead and Hogtown Creeks near the Cabot-Koppers Superfund Site.

Presentations by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the Alachua County Health Department, Alachua County Environmental Protection Department, Gainesville Regional Utilities, and Beazer East are scheduled.

For more information, contact John Mousa, Pollution Prevention Manager, Alachua County Environmental Protection Department at 352-264-6805. 


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).