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Jul 27

EPA Completes Air Monitoring in Bristol

Posted on July 27, 2021 at 3:45 PM by Joey Lamie

EPA Completes Air Monitoring in Bristol

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Jun 17

EPA Air Monitoring

Posted on June 17, 2021 at 3:37 PM by Joey Lamie

The EPA is conducting air monitoring in the Bristol area.  A fact sheet from the EPA related to the monitoring can be found here
May 26

GEM Samples

Posted on May 26, 2021 at 2:49 PM by Joey Lamie

The City has taken dozens of GEM samples without any abnormal results as listed in the Odor Complaint Plan.                        

There were two grab samples taken in January and three 24 hour samples at the landfill TO-15. We do not have the results back yet of the 5-20-21 sample.

This link and attachment have the locations of were the TO-15 samples were taken.

Sunday 1/10/21 8:58 PM              2284 Shakesville Rd

Sunday 1/10/21 9:15 PM              523 Maryland Ave / Poplar St

Saturday 3/20/21 9:55 AM           SW Conner of Landfill

Wednesday 4/21/21 10:00 AM   SW Conner of Landfill

Thursday 5/20/21 10:00 AM        SW Conner of Landfill

The City has taken other TO-15 samples but they were all over confined spaces above the gradient, leachate flows or at the SE Chimney inside the landfill.

The most frequent complaints we have received are in TN approx. 1 mile S and SSW of the landfill Taylor and Maryland Street- Booher Springs Road.

Click here to download GEM Sample Map