U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hosting open house tonight to discuss preliminary results from Jana Elementary, no new areas of concern identified

St. Louis District
Published Nov. 17, 2022

ST. LOUIS – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District will host an open house this evening from 5-8 p.m., to discuss preliminary results from sampling efforts for radioactive material at Jana Elementary School in Florissant, Missouri, under the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP).

“We have completed our sampling efforts both inside and outside Jana Elementary and tonight we will discuss our preliminary findings, which continue to confirm that from a radiological standpoint, the school is safe,“ said Col. Kevin Golinghorst, St. Louis District commander. “We are committed to this community and look forward to sharing our data and continuing this dialogue as we progress in our efforts. This public engagement is just the first of many conversations.”

This event will provide an opportunity for members of the community to learn more about the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers sampling and testing procedures, results, and FUSRAP program history as well as provide the opportunity to engage with subject-matter experts and ask questions. This event is open to the public.

Florissant Municipal Court
4575 Washington St.
Florissant, MO 63033

5-6 Open house
6-7 Presentation and questions
7-8 Open house

In advance of tonight’s public engagement, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has posted some of the materials that will be shared and discussed. These materials, along with additional information on these efforts, can be accessed here: www.mvs.usace.army.mil/Missions/FUSRAP/Jana-Elementary/   

St. Louis District Public Affairs

Release no. 22-116