Weekly Update, October 21, 2011

Remedial Investigation field work commenced in late-March 2010 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 completed work included 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.  Drilling proposed in RIWP Addendum No. 2 was completed in April 2011. Additional work to complete the Remedial Investigation, including RIWP Addendums No. 1 and No. 3, is scheduled for the fall of 2011.

Activities Week of October 16 – October 21:

  • Remedial Investigation field work included advancement and installation of soil borings and monitoring wells at two private properties located near the site.

Future (two week look - ahead) activities:

  • No field activities scheduled.