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Results Report Released Today on Medical Evaluations from TVA Kingston Fly Ash Spill

As a reminder, today at noon (Tuesday, August 17) Oak Ridge Associated Universities will make available a summary report of the medical screening results for Roane County residents who have health concerns related to the TVA Kingston Fossil Plant fly ash spill in December, 2008. The news release, results report and additional supporting materials will be made available to everyone at 12 p.m.

To access these materials, visit ORAU’s Kingston Project website or go to www.orau.org.

Additionally, the following is planned:

When:

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

  • 4:30 p.m. – Public open house begins
  • 5 & 6:30 p.m. – Presentations
Who:

Donna Cragle, Ph.D.
VP Occupational Exposure & Worker Health, Oak Ridge Associated Universities

Donna Seger, M.D.
Medical toxicologist, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Where: 

Roane State Community College

  • Dunbar Building*
  • 276 Patton Lane
  • Harriman, TN 37748
  • * Follow parking and directional signage for open house location.

If you need additional information, please contact Pam Bonee, communications and marketing director at ORAU, (pam.bonee@orau.org; 865-576-3146).

ORAU provides innovative scientific and technical solutions to advance national priorities in science, education, security and health. Through specialized teams of experts, unique laboratory capabilities and access to a consortium of more than 100 major Ph.D.-granting institutions, ORAU works with federal, state, local and commercial customers to advance national priorities and serve the public interest. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation and federal contractor, ORAU manages the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

Media Contacts

Pam Bonee
Director,
Communications
Work: 865.576.3146
Cell: 865.603.5142

Wendy West
Manager,
Communications
Work: 865.576.0028
Cell: 865.207.7953