February 21, 2019

Contact: Communications Office

Department of Natural Resources hosts public meeting March 14 on Litton Systems

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, FEB. 21, 2019 - The Missouri Department of Natural Resources invites the public to an informational meeting about the former Litton Systems Inc. trichloroethylene (TCE) site in Springfield. The meeting is 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 14, at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds and Event Center in the Center Hall, 3001 N. Grant Ave., Springfield.

Information presented at the meeting will include a brief history of the Litton site, a summary of environmental remediation and sampling efforts in the area, an overview of plans for future work, activities on property belonging to Fantastic Caverns and a discussion of trichloroethylene, the primary site contaminant. An open forum and availability session will follow the presentations.

The public will have an opportunity to ask questions and provide comments about the site. Participants also will be able to submit written comments, questions and concerns.

The public may learn more about the site prior to the meeting and sign up to receive future updates at

For more information about the public meeting, contact Jennifer Lamons at 573-522-1540 or

People requiring special services or accommodations to attend the meeting can make arrangements by calling the department’s Hazardous Waste Program at 800-361-4827 or (573) 751-3176. Hearing-impaired individuals may contact the program through Relay Missouri at 800-735-2966.