Update Week Ending June 01, 2012

Remedial Contractor Continues Site Remediation

Installation of sub-surface barrier along Bay Street

On-going activities:

  • Initiated the excavation and installation of the barrier cement bentonite wall (CBW) along Willow Avenue. Applied odor suppressant foam to prevent odors from leaving the Site.
  • Continued the preparation and load-out of excavated CBW spoils from the temporary fabric structure (TFS) and transported the material in lined, covered trucks for proper disposal.
  • Applied water throughout the Site to prevent the formation of dust.
  • Continued maintenance of erosion and sediment controls throughout the Site.
  • Continued general housekeeping activities at the Site.
  • Continued monitoring for noise, vibration, and settlement on Site and on neighboring properties.

Close-up of barrier installation

Recently completed activities:

  • Completed installation of temporary electrical service at 25 Willow Avenue.
  • Completed excavation and installation of the barrier cement bentonite wall (CBW) along Bay Street.

Future near-term activities:

  • Initiate the installation of well points for dewatering areas of the Site to be excavated.
  • Initiate demolition of the warehouse building.

Community Air Monitoring Plan Summary

Community air monitoring, initiated in February 2012, continues as intrusive activities are conducted by the remediation contractor at OU-2. There were no exceedances of action levels during this period.

Staten Island Community Board #1
One Edgewater Plaza
Room 217
Staten Island, NY 10305
Phone #: (718) 981-6900
Borough President’s Office
Borough Hall
Staten Island, New York 10301
Phone #: (718) 816-2057

If you have any questions or comments about the work on the site, please use the OU-1/ OU-2 Site Telephone Hotline at 718-982-7349.