EPA Extends Comment Period for Woburn Scheme

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a cleanup plan for the Wells G&H Superfund Site, Southwest Properties, Operable Unit (OU4).

“EPA has been asked to extend the comment period, and will do so. The comment period will now be a total of 62 days and be open until September 13, 2017,” the agency said in its release.

The cleanup proposal is detailed in a document called a Proposed Plan and gives specifics on the cleanup actions for soil, groundwater, non-aqueous phase liquid (NAPL) and wetland contamination at the Wells G&H Southwest Properties.

Some of those details include:

  • Excavation and offsite disposal of contaminated soil and NAPL, and capping of contaminated soil;
  • Excavation, offsite disposal of contaminated sediments, and wetland restoration;
  • Containment and cleanup of groundwater contaminants;
  • Long term monitoring;
  • Institutional controls.

The Wells G&H Superfund Site contains five source area properties within an approximately 330-acre area located in Woburn MA.

Share this article

Follow Dredging Today

Events>

<< Nov 2018 >>
MTWTFSS
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 1 2

22nd World Dredging Congress & Exposition (WODCON XXII)

The event is being organized by the World Organization of Dredging Associations (WODA), China Dredging Association (CHIDA) and Eastern…

read more >

DREDGING FOR SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE

The two-day-long programme offers six highly interactive sessions with contributions from internationally…

read more >

2nd Island and Marine Development Middle East Conference

Join companies including Meraas Holding; Aldar Properties…

read more >

Second Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress

The Congress is organized by the leading maritime industry media group PortNews…

read more >

Jobs>

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of DredgingToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of DredgingToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below....

apply

Dredging jobs in Abu Dhabi at NMDC

National Marine Dredging Company “NMDC” aims to be the largest dredging player in the Arab’s Gulf region...

apply