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EPA Releases the Proposed Remedial Action Plan

EPA has released the Proposed Remedial Action Plan (PRAP) for the Nuclear Metals, Inc. Superfund site. Full report is available to download.

Public Meeting and Hearing Dates Announced

The Public Meeting on the proposed Remedial Action Plan for the Nuclear Metals, Inc. Superfund Site will be at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at the Concord Town Hall Meeting Room located at 22 Monument Square, Concord, MA.

The Public Hearing on the Proposed Remedial Action Plan for the Nuclear Metals, Inc. Superfund Site will be at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, December 10, 2014, also at the Concord Town Hall Meeting Room.

Meteorological Tower erected, Air Monitoring Stations complete

The Meterological Tower has been installed in the northeast parking lot, just north of the Cooling Water Pond. All four of the Air Monitoring Stations have been installed and are operational. Air Monitoring will proceed pursuant to the Air Monitoring Plan approved by EPA on 29JUL 2014.

North Air Monitoring Station

Meteorological Tower

Latest Off-Site Shipping Campaign Complete

A total of 32 additional containers have been shipped off site via four rail cars from 28 July to 6 August 2014. Material consisted of interior building debris for a estimated total of 385,000 lbs. The next shipment of off-site waste is scheduled for this fall.

Aerial View of NMI Site

Aerial flyover performed this month for a view of the rooftop systems to be dismantled and removed. For more photos, visit NTCRA Progress.NMI Aerial Photo looking East_June 2014

 

Baseline Ecological Risk Assessment Complete

EPA provided conditional approval of the Baseline Ecological Risk Assessment on 14 May 2014. The final comments have been incorporated into the documents and the document, tables and figures, and appendices are now available here under Ecological Risk Assessment.

Rooftop Walkway Installed

Completed installation of walkway system on rooftops of Buildings A, B, and C to provide safe access for building maintenance and rooftop system investigations.Roof Walkway System Building A

Shipping Resumes

An additional eight containers were shipped off-site for disposal on Wednesday, 16 APR 2014.

EPA Approves Remedial Investigation Report and Human Health Risk Assessment

EPA provided approval on 2 APR 2014 for the Remedial Investigation Report and Human Health Risk Assessment. Click here to download the reports and appendices.

Shipping Campaign Complete

The site completed another shipment of waste containers off site for disposal on 19Mar 2014. This round, a total of 32 containers were shipped. Twelve empty containers have been staged on site to be loaded for the next shipping campaign. A total of 186 containers (including 2 tankers) have been shipped to date.

Front view of container shipped on 19 Mar 2014.

Front view of container shipped on 19 Mar 2014.

Last updated on March 24, 2014