Weekly Update, August 13, 2010

Remedial Investigation field work commenced in late-March at the former Metropolitan Works MGP as part of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC)-approved Remedial Investigation Work Plan (RIWP).  The work includes the installation of soil borings, monitoring wells, test pit excavations, and indoor air and sub-slab soil vapor points to gather information required to determine the nature and extent of impacts at the former Metropolitan Works MGP. 

Activities Week of August 9– August 13:

  • No field work performed.

Future (two week look - ahead) activities:

  • Planning for completion of one remaining boring/well location adjacent to Gowanus Canal tentatively scheduled to begin in late August/early September, 2010.