Archive | August, 2011

Cabot Koppers Superfund Neighbors Vocal About Their Health Issues GTN Gainesville

30 Aug

Those who live in the contaminated Stephen Foster neighborhood wonder, are they okay?

The Department of Health recently released a review of their neighborhood and conclude there is no evidence to suggest they’re at any more risk for cancer than anyone else. But some neighbors aren’t buying it. GTN’s Sia Nyorkor reports.

 

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Cabot Koppers Superfund Site “Open House” – Gainesville, Florida

30 Aug

Cabot Koppers Superfund Site “Open House”

It’s one more chance for neighbors of the Cabot Koppers Superfund Site to ask questions about the cleanup plan proposed for the homes around the site.
The Florida Department of Health and the Alachua County Health Department are holding an open house for residents affected by the pollution to ask questions about their most recent findings.
Those living near the Cabot Koppers Superfund Site are here looking for answers about how the toxins coming from the polluted site are affecting their health. But some residents say answers won’t be found through these reports.

2 Miles from Koppers Superfund Gainesville, Florida

7 Aug

2 Mile test are from Koppers Superfund site Gainesville, Florida
2 miles  indoor test from Koppers Superfund site Gainesville, Florida (Click image to enlarge)
UPDATED 8/7/2011 IMAGES DATED

Indoor test results within 2 miles radius from Koppers Superfund Site Feb 15, 2011