Illinois Dunesland Preservation Society - Complaints & Press Releases, Reports & Resources

Protecting the Nation's First State Dedicated Nature Preserve
Protecting the Nation's First State Dedicated Nature Preserve
Illinois Dunesland Preservation Society - Protecting the Nation's First State Dedicated Nature Preserve
Illinois Dunesland Preservation Society - Protecting the Nation's First State Dedicated Nature Preserve

Illinois Dunesland Preservation Society

Complaints & Press Releases
Camplin Letter to Jim Durant, ATSDR, RE ATSDR/CDC Hides Asbestos Data and Operates in Secret, September 20, 2006

Camplin Letter to Mark Brumwell RE Contamination on Waukegan Beaches, September 5, 2006

Camplin Appeals ATSDR Non-Response to Challenge of Invalid Asbestos Study, December 22, 2005

Dunesland Complaint to Technical Review Working Group RE Asbestos Exposure Investigation Request 8-7-07

USEPA ERT Complaint RE Testing Illinois Beaches 8-28-07

Dunesland Letter to Governor Blagojevich & Illinois Legislature RE Senate Bill 333, June 19, 2007

Dunesland Complaint to USEPA RE Mishandling of Asbestos Violations, Testing, and Staff Ethics Complaints, June 12, 2007

Dunesland Complaint to USEPA Region V Administrator Mary Gade, June 4, 2007

Dunesland Second Formal Complaint to Illinois Attorney General Madigan RE Asbestos Contamination on Illinois Coastline, June 21, 2006

Dunesland Complaint to IEPA and Lake County Health Department RE Asbestos at Camp Logan, May 15, 2006

Dunesland Complaint to U. S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald, July 11, 2006

Dunesland Asbestos Contamination Complaint to IAG Lisa Madigan, June 21, 2006

Dunesland Letter to Waukegan Mayor Henry Hyde RE Asbestos Contamination of Waukegan Beaches, June 24, 2005

Dunesland Letter of Complaint RE IAG Asbestos Task Force in Violation of Open Meetings Act, February 15, 2005

Dunesland Press Release RE Complaint to U. S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald about Rigging of Tests for Illinois Attorney General’s Asbestos Task Force, July 13, 2006

Dunesland Press Release RE State & Federal Officials Rig Airborne Testing; Cover-up, May 24, 2006

Dunesland Press Release RE Jeffery Camplin’s Presentation at Environmental Information Association Conference in Mesa, AZ, March 27, 2006

Dunesland Press Release RE Settlement Violations against Manville, September 20, 2004

Dunesland Press Release RE Critical Erosion of Contaminated Sand Pile at North End of IBSP, October 25, 2005



Reports & Resources
Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry
Public Health Assessment: Asbestos Contamination at Illinois Beach State Park

Public Health Assessment: Asbestos Contamination at Illinois Beach State Park, May 2000

International Joint Commission Meeting, Chicago, 11/2/05

Complaint to Health and Human Services

Asbestos Beach – There is a great deal of information about the contamination on the Illinois shoreline at this informative web site.

2003 Camplin Report

The Asbestos Beach PowerPoint by Jeffery C. Camplin

Camplin Report to Dunesland: Feds Must Investigate Likely Criminal Acts and Obstruction of Enforcement by State Officials RE Asbestos Contamination & Illegal Burn at Camp Logan, May 17, 2007

Camplin Report to Dunesland RE Friable Asbestos & Illegal Burn at Camp Logan, April 30, 2007 

Camplin Report to Dunesland RE USEPA Failure to Enforce Regulations on Asbestos-Contaminated Beaches

Camplin Report to Dunesland RE Regulations for Special Waste & Apparent Violations by Regulators at Illinois Beach State Park, February 9, 2005

Asbestos Tips Flyer

Chicago Water Bureau Asbestos Study, 1976 [tracks decades of asbestos readings on shoreline]

Illinois Attorney General/University of Illinois at Chicago Task Force Study
Agencies: Report Released Today on Illinois Beach State Park (July 18, 2006)

Illinois Beach State Park (IBSP): Determination of Asbestos Contamination in Beach Nourishment Sand Final

Illinois Department of Natural Resources
Overview Presentation of Illinois Beach State Park by Deb Nelson, IDNR biologist, January 2007

Public Health Assessment for Illinois Beach, Illinois Department of Public Health, May 2000

Letters between IEPA Director Gade & IDNR Director Manning Classifying Dredged Sand Containing Asbestos as Pollution Control Waste, 1998

9/11 Environmental Action – links to many news stories on the health effects of asbestos and other contaminants on First Responders at the World Trade Center

United States Department of Health & Human Services  
May 2003 Public Health Assessment Report

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