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Jim Engelskirchen
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Username: Jimengel

Post Number: 6
Registered: 02-2003
Posted on Friday, January 23, 2009 - 08:45 am:   

A Dallas Morning News article on 01/17/09 stated the Exide plant here in Frisco was Texas' 5th highest emitter of lead. What can you share about the nature of the emissions and their potential harm to Frisco's residents?

Perry Harts, Moderator
Username: Perry

Post Number: 75
Registered: 06-2002
Posted on Saturday, January 24, 2009 - 10:14 am:   

Mr. Engelskirchen,

In conjunction with State environmental agencies the City previously investigated possible public health effects related to Exide's emissions. That investigation did not demonstrate any adverse impacts from the Exide facility. The City continues to monitor the situation.

George Purefoy
City Manager

Jason G.
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Username: Rustonnative

Post Number: 1
Registered: 09-2009
Posted on Wednesday, September 23, 2009 - 03:39 pm:   

Is it still the city's position that no adverse impacts exist?


(Message edited by perry on September 23, 2009)

Perry Harts, Moderator
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Username: Perry

Post Number: 133
Registered: 06-2002
Posted on Wednesday, September 23, 2009 - 08:41 pm:   

The health effects study the City commissioned in the 1990's did not identify any adverse health effects directly related to Exide's emissions at that time. The TCEQ is the governmental agency with direct regulatory authority over Exide's emissions. The City expects Exide to operate in compliance with all TCEQ regulatory requirements.

George Purefoy
City Manager

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