Weekly Update, April 29, 2011

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 April 25–April 29:

  • Completed advancement of two deep soil borings, installation and development of associated monitoring wells adjacent to the Gowanus Canal. 

Future (two week look - ahead) activities:

  •  Complete groundwater sampling for recently installed monitoring wells.

Handout - National Grid to Conduct Supplemental Field Work in Parking Lot for Metropolitan MGP Site Remedial Investigation Beginning Late April.docx