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Union Pacific Statement on Preliminary Fieldwork Testing

Technical experts will be at the former Houston Wood Preserving Works (HWPW) site and in adjacent rights of way Nov. 30-Dec. 2, to conduct preliminary field work in advance of preparing a detailed vapor intrusion study. The work is part of collaborative efforts between the City of Houston, Harris County,

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Union Pacific Statement Regarding TCEQ Permit Extension

We are pleased with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s decision to grant a 90-day extension, allowing continued collaboration on an extensive testing plan to guide future remediation for the former Houston Wood Preserving Works site. Union Pacific, the city of Houston, Harris County and Bayou City Initiative jointly requested

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Union Pacific Statement Regarding City of Houston Study

Union Pacific just received the results of the city of Houston’s study, after repeatedly asking for the data. The report shows the dioxin levels in the city’s samples are well below the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality clean-up standards for dioxins in residential areas. Union Pacific understands residents will reasonably want more

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