ALLEGHENY COUNTY AIRPORT AUTHORITY WILL HOLD PUBLIC MEETING TO DISCUSS ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF DEICING/STORM WATER TREATMENT PLANT
PITTSBURGH, PA (November 29, 2006)—The Allegheny County Airport Authority is holding its final public workshop this Thursday, November 30, 2006 from 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm at the Pittsburgh Airport Marriott located on Aten Road, Findlay Twp. The public is invited to review and provide input on the potential environmental impacts of the Airport Authority’s plan for a proposed deicing and storm water treatment plant at Pittsburgh International Airport.
The Environmental Assessment is being prepared in accordance with federal requirements and addresses the impacts of construction of the proposed treatment plant including infrastructure and piping to control, treat and contain deicing and anti-icing chemicals on surface and subsurface water, mainly in the East Fork of Enlow Run and the West Fork of McClarens Run. The purpose of Thursday’s workshop is to present the findings and conclusions of the environmental assessment and to solicit public input on the recommended plan.
The meeting will be conducted in the same manner as an open house with various stations set-up to address the major findings of the Airport Authority’s environmental assessment. All members of the community are encouraged to attend.