Update Week Ending June 08, 2012

Remedial Contractor Continues Site Remediation

Building demolition

On-going activities:

  • Continued the excavation and installation of the barrier cement bentonite wall (CBW) along Willow Avenue. Installed odor suppressant misting system on the perimeter fence, applied odor suppressant liquid, foam, and plastic sheeting 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.
  • Initiated demolition of the one-story warehouse building.
  • 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.

Building demolition - 2

Recently completed activities:

  • Completed installation of the odor suppressant misting system on the Willow Avenue perimeter fence for odor control.
  • Completed excavation and installation of the cement bentonite wall (CBW) buttress along Bay Street.

Willow Avenue misting system

Future near-term activities:

  • Complete excavation and installation of the barrier and buttress CBW along Willow Avenue.
  • Initiate the installation of well points for dewatering areas of the Site to be excavated.
  • Complete demolition of the one-story 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 Site Telephone Hotline at 718-982-7349.