Tag Archive | air quality
Thursday, May 1 from 7:00-8:30 pm at Belview Elementary Don’t miss this important opportunity to ask questions and raise concerns about the RAAP and it’s effects on our community! Representatives from the ATSDR will be there to moderate/ answer the public’s concerns.
New River Valley Sierra Club meeting minutes Feb. 19, 2014, 7 pm at Lucy Monroe’s, Christiansburg Those present: Bruce Grimes, Mary Ratliff, Josh Kloehn, Rosemarie Sawdon, Maria Bowling, Jessica Bennett, Marshall Grossell, Dave Didio Rosemarie announced that she will be moving to NC in May and will no longer we able to chair this group. […]
Dear New River Valley Neighbor, Last winter you received a health survey from our New River Valley Sierra Group. We appreciate the time you took to answer our questions and tell us about your environmental health concerns. The results of the survey were tallied and passed on to the Virginia Department of Health and the […]
The NRV Sierra Club Group is concerned about the air quality in our area, and most especially in the areas surrounding the Radford Army Ammunition Plant. If you live in an area of concern or detect air that has an odor, such a chemical smell, contact Molly O’Dell (Montgomery County Health Department Director) by email […]
New River Valley Sierra Club meeting minutes Jan. 15, 2014, 7 pm at Lucy Monroe’s, Christiansburg Those present: Jessica Bennett, David Jenkins, Rosemarie Sawdon, Maria Bowling, Mary Ratliff, Bruce Grimes, Gail Zatcoff Rosemarie asked attendees to brainstorm ideas about affiliating with another similar group and what activities we could include to boost attendance. Suggestions: […]
The RAAP has decided NOT to pursue the now-Class 3 permit modification request to double the amount of chromium burned in the Open Burning Grounds. They will postpone this modification until its current operating permit comes up for renewal in 2015. This is a significant development; however, the public meeting will still be held on […]
The Radford Army Ammunition Plant (RAAP), located in Radford, Virginia, is the only active full-spectrum military propellant manufacturing center in the U.S. It produces rocket and gun propellants and other energetic materials. Built in the 1940s to support military ammunition requirements during World War II, it continues today as a chief supplier for army ammunitions. […]