Weekly Update, October 28, 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 23 – October 28:

  • Off-site transport and disposal of investigation derived waste (IDW) generated during advancement of recent soil borings and monitoring wells.

Future (two week look - ahead) activities:

  • Perform gauging and development of newly installed wells at two private properties located near the site.