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Reilly site presentation and open house: Nov. 28, 2018, 6:30 p.m.

Post Date:November 14, 2018 11:21 a.m.

The City of St. Louis Park invites you to attend a presentation to learn about the successful environmental cleanup efforts related to the former 80-acre Reilly Tar & Chemical Corp. (Reilly) site over the past 30 years, as well as plans to continue these efforts for the next 30 years.

Located mainly at the northwest quadrant of Louisiana Avenue and Walker Street, the Reilly site is currently occupied by Louisiana Oaks Park, 3300 on the Park condominiums, Oak Park Village Apartments, Somerset Oaks Apartments, Park Tavern and an office building at the corner of Louisiana Avenue and Walker Street (see map of site). Environmental cleanup measures have been a joint effort of the city and several other agencies, including the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) and Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). Visit Reilly Tar & Chemical Corp. to learn more about the history of the Reilly site.

WHAT: Reilly site presentation and open house
WHEN: Wednesday, Nov. 28, 6:30 p.m. presentation, followed by open house
WHERE: Council chambers, third floor, St. Louis Park City Hall, 5005 Minnetonka Blvd.
WHO: Staff from the city, EPA, MPCA and MDH
WHY: Action plan renewal to ensure ongoing maintenance and monitoring of the Reilly site
HOW: Attend in person or watch live on YouTubeParkTV Channel 17 webstream or on cable channel 17 through Comcast or CenturyLink. The recorded presentation will be available later for viewing. 

To help staff plan for the meeting, RSVP online if you will attend. If you need an interpreter or other accommodations call 952.924.2632 by Nov. 21. Questions? Call 952.924.2632. 

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