Fairfax Street Wood Treaters

Picture taken through a chain link fence showing the outside of what looks like an abandoned building in the middle of an open field. Trees and gravel in the distance.
Dan Scanlan / The Florida Times-Union

Two Jacksonville City council members held a public meeting Monday to discuss future plans for the old site of the Fairfax Wood Treaters, a former Superfund site.

Kevin Meerschaert / WJCT

Monday on First Coast Connect guest host Charles Griggs spoke with State Senator Audrey Gibson about her bill to provide $10 million in support for the former employees impacted by the contamination at the Fairfax Street Wood Treaters facility. Closed in 2010, the bill claims workers were subjected to high levels of chromated copper arsenate without the benefit of training or protective gear (01:22).