MEDIA ADVISORY


"Sunoco Oregon Refinery: 21 Accidents in the Last Six Months" report to be released Thursday, March 10 at press conference

WHO:
Ohio Citizen Action and Eastside-Oregon Environmental Group

WHAT:
"Sunoco Oregon Refinery: 21 Accidents in the Last Six Months" report will be released at a press conference, report covers September 1, 2004 - February 28, 2005

WHERE:
Parking lot of J and M Carryout, 2115 Navarre Ave, Oregon, OH

WHEN:
Thursday, March 10, 2 p.m.

WHY:
Sunoco needs to stop chronic accidents, and inform neighbors about accidents and what is released. Sunoco reports this information to the Toledo Environmental Services, which Ohio Citizen Action used to compile the report, but doesn't give the same information to its neighbors.

VISUALS:
  • Community members with signs and masks
  • Houses located right on Sunoco fenceline
  • Neighborhood location of press conference is where most complaints originate

CONTACT:
Rachael Belz, Ohio Citizen Action
513-221-2100 (office) or 513-602-4115 (cell)