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5th and Hill neighborhood community meeting tonight

From an email from Champaign County Health Care Consumers:

The 5th & Hill Neighborhood Rights Campaign is holding a special community meeting on Monday, October 4, 2010 featuring two environmental consultants that have been working on behalf of the 5th & Hill Neighborhood. The meeting is an opportunity for residents and concerned community members to hear from these national experts about the 5th & Hill toxic site and what it means for groundwater in the area, and for the health and safety of residents.


WHO: 5th & Hill Neighborhood Rights Campaign

WHAT: 5th & Hill Neighborhood Community Meeting Featuring Nationally-Renowned Environmental Experts

WHEN: Monday, October 4, 2010 – 6:00 PM

WHERE: Provena Covenant Medical Center – 1400 West Park St., Urbana – 1st floor conference room

Refreshments Provided – Free Parking – Wheelchair Accessible


The experts are Robert Bowcock of Integrated Resources Management and Mark Zeko of Environmental Engineering and Contracting, Incorporated. At this meeting Mr. Bowcock and Mr. Zeko will discuss:

– Testing and historical research that they have conducted, including testing of residents’ homes for toxic vapors

– What work they will conduct in the future

– The city of Champaign’s groundwater ordinance and how it affects the clean-up of the toxic site and the neighborhood

– Hold a question & answer session

Visit our website to RSVP!

************SPEAKER BIOS************ .

Robert Bowcock – Robert W. Bowcock founded Integrated Resource Management, LLC in 1997. He is a licensed California Grade V Water Treatment Operator and maintains various other water industry licenses. He routinely provides expert witness work to legal firms in the specific area of water resourcemanagement.

Mark Zeko – Mr. Zeko is highly regarded as an expert in vapor intrusion and groundwater assessment, protection, and remediation. Mr. Zeko is licensed as a Professional Geologist and/or Hydrogeologist in California, Arizona, Washington, Texas, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, and Alaska, as well as Certified Professional Geologist by the American Institute of Professional Geologists.

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