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Work Resumes as Snow and Ice Thaws

Work resumes in the previously closed buildings as the snow and ice thaws and Spring approaches Concord. The site is gearing up for the next shipping campaign, due to start in early April 2015.

Work in Buildings, A, B, and C on Hold Due to Snow

Approximately 4 feet of snow, more in some areas, covers the rooftops in Buildings A, B, and C. In the interest of worker safety, work is suspended in these areas pending rooftop snow removal. The contamination reduction zone has been moved to Building D and work will continue in Building D and E. See NTCRA Progress for more snow photos.

Aerial view of NMI site on Friday, 13 FEB 2015.

Public comment period draws to a close

Public comments on the Proposed Cleanup Plan will be accepted through 14 JAN 2015.  See the USEPA news release for more information.

High Hazard Work Continues

High Hazard Work continued during December 2014 and January 2015. Decontamination and clean-out progressed, especially in the former Hydrofluoric Acid area as shown. To see more photos of progress, go to NTCRA ProgressBldg Former HF Area

Public Hearing on 10 DEC 2014

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, 22 Monument Square, Concord, MA.

Public Review and Comment Period Extended

USEPA issued a news release today to announce the extension of the public review and comment period. Public comments on the Proposed Cleanup Plan will be accepted through 14 JAN 2015. USEPA will also hold a formal public hearing, where oral comments will be accepted on the Proposed Plan, on Wednesday, 10 DEC 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at the Concord Town House, 2nd Floor, 22 Monument Square, Concord, Mass.

Recent Shipping Campaign Complete

Thirty-two (32) Intermodal containers were shipped off-site during the recently completed eight-day shipping campaign that ended Wednesday, 12 NOV 2014. This week, approximately 12,000 gallons (three tankers) of RCRA nonhazardous water from the FRAC tank will be loaded and transported of US Ecology in Idaho.

Shipping Continues This Week

Shipping resumed Monday, 3 NOV 14, with 24 more intermodal containers shipped through the following Monday, 10 NOV 14 for a total of 250 containers shipped.

Feasibility Study Report Available

The Feasibility Study Report for the Nuclear Metals, Inc. Superfund Site is complete and available to download. Individual components of the 3 NOV 2014 EPA approved report can also be found on the RI/FS Related Documents page.

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.

Last updated on October 31, 2014