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Koppers Updates for Stephen Foster Neighborhood

Florida Department of Health and the U.S. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry ask for public comment on draft health report. The Florida Department of Health (the Department) and the U.S. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) work jointly to protect the public's health.

Please see the following forms for more information:

Health Consultation Surface Soil in the Surrounding Areas November 4, 2013
Update for Nearby Neighborhood August 2013 Koppers Hazardous Waste Site
Update for Nearby Neighborhood May 2013 Koppers Hazardous Waste Site
May 24, 2013 Press Release
Health Consultation Public Comment Version Indoor Dust Nearby Residential Houses May 2013



Alachua County Health Department and the Florida Department of Health releases the second report on cancer data (2001-2008)and EPA tests dust in 30 homes for dioxins: Update for Stephen Foster Neighborhood June 2012

These documents summarize the Florida Department of Health's assessment of the health threat from exposure to contaminants in and near the Koppers hazardous waste site in Gainesville, Florida:
Update for Stephen Foster Neighborhood January 2012
Review of Cancer Rates for Census Tract 3 (Containing Stephen Foster Neighborhood) March 2012
Update for Stephen Foster Neighborhood August 2011
Koppers Health Consultation Surface Soil December 2011
Cancer Inquiry Report for Stephen Foster Neighborhood June 2011
Koppers Health Consultation SF Neighborhood Surface Soil June 2011
Koppers Health Consultation Chicken Egg Dioxin Evaluation April 2011
Koppers Health Consultation for Springstead and Hogtown Creek May 2011
Koppers Health Consultation for Springstead and Hogtown Creek June 2010
Koppers Health Consultation Additional Off-Site Surface Soil from June 2010
Koppers Health Consultation Off-Site Surface Soil from July 2009



More information about the Health Assessment Program can be found at the Bureau of Environmental Public Health Medicine, Florida's Hazardous Waste Site Health Assessment Team website.

Off-Site soil data near the Koppers Superfund site and other locations is available at the following links:
Alachua County Environmental Protection Agency's website
Additional Koppers Information

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