Support Letters Sought for Toxic Cleanup
Here is what is happening in Attleboro and Seekonk.
1. Those interested in showing support for the cleanup of the toxic pollution created by the chrome-plating plant at 78 North Ave. in Attleboro should write letters addressed to the Environmental Protection Agency by the end of the month. The City Council passed a resolution Tuesday night requesting the EPA place the cleanup project on the federal National Priorities List, which includes projects eligible for financing from the Superfund program.
Residents are encouraged to write letters as individuals or in groups by the end of the month. They can be submitted in person or mail to City Hall, and then will be passed on to the EPA. Letters should be submitted to Linda Alger, City Hall, 77 Park St., Attleboro, MA 02703.
Patch will have more information on this story later today.
2. The Seekonk Board of Selectmen will meet at 7 p.m. The agenda for the meeting is attached to this article.
3. It is going to be extremely hot the next two days in Attleboro and Seekonk. Be sure to drink plenty of fluids and stay cool. Go here for some tips on how to keep your pets safe during this period.
4. Some weather specifics from the National Weather Service: Today's high is expected to be 97. At night, it is expected to drop to a low of 71. The expected high for Thursday is 98.
5. Are you concerned about the heat, toxic sites or anything else happening in Attleboro and/or Seekonk? Then, become a blogger immediately! Go here to get started.