Coordinate Rehabilitation of Lead & Arsenic-Impacted Property for Recreational Re-Use For a Central Massachusetts Municipality

IMMINENT HAZARD DISCOVER

INSTALL PROTECTIVE FENCING

CLEANUP OF 119 COLBURN STREET

CLEANUP OF ABUTTER

WATER PURIFICATION SYSTEM

SITE RESTORATION

Following initial discovery of an Imminent Hazard condition posed by lead and arsenic-impacted soil and sediment at this former rifle range property, CEA performed Phase I & II site assessments, risk assessments, remedial designs, Brownfields support, contractor bidding support, remedial oversight and development of closure documentation which led to what is presently unrestricted reuse of the property for passive recreation.

PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS

  • Completed Massachusetts Contingency Plan (MCP) Phase I and II Assessment Activities.
  • Successfully defined the Nature and Extent of Arsenic and Lead impacts in upland soil, wetland soils, sediment and surface water throughout subject property and abutting property.
  • Drafted Proposal to USEPA Region I Brownfields Division in November 2004 which led to the Town being awarded a USEPA Brownfields Cleanup Grant totaling $200,000 in May 2005.
  • Drafted Proposal to Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs (EOEA) in November 2005 which led to the Town being awarded a $63,551 Brownfields Assessment Grant in February 2006.
  • Drafted Proposal to USEPA Region I Brownfields Division in October 2009 which led to the Town being awarded a second USEPA Brownfields Cleanup Grant totaling $200,000 in August 2010.
  • Assisted Town in Preparation of Contractor Documents, Bidding Process and Oversight of Cleanup Effort
  • Prepared all remedial designs, construction documents, and technical specifications for the cleanup project and oversaw all aspects of the contractor bidding and selection process, and the remedial action which led to the cleanup of the property.
  • Assisted Town in Complying with Federal, State and Local Rules, Regulations and Guidelines.
  • Obtained all Environmental Permits and assisted the Town in Complying with terms of three Brownfield Grants which included at a minimum: (1) development of Master and Site-Specific QAPPs to satisfy the technical requirements of the Grants; (2) preparation and implementation of Community Relations Plans (CRPs), and (3) ongoing preparation of Project Status Reports to the state and federal government.