|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Tue, 15 Jun 2010 22:04:21 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Downhill from Emerson Power Transmission, Ithaca, New York|
DEC proposes excavating Spencer St. sewer line in Ithaca Emerson plan to be discussed Thursday By Krisy Gashler Ithaca Journal (NY) June 15, 2010The state Department of Environmental Conservation has released a proposed cleanup plan for part of the neighborhood downhill from Emerson Power Transmission ...
According to the DEC, the estimated $1.14 million remedy to clean up toxic contamination in the neighborhood north of Emerson would involve:
* Removing and replacing approximately 300 feet of sanitary sewer line on East Spencer Street, starting at Turner Place and moving southwest toward Cayuga Street.
* Installing "slotted or perforated pipe to passively vent soil vapor that re-enters the sewer trench."
* Continuing maintenance of vapor mitigation systems installed in homes with toxic contamination. This strategy includes required testing of any new buildings, existing buildings that undergo "a significant change in use," and vacant buildings that become occupied.
... For the entire article, see http://www.theithacajournal.com/article/20100615/NEWS01/6150376/1126/NEWS/DEC+proposes+excavating+Spencer+St.+sewer+line+in+Ithaca -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Brownfields mailing list Brownfields@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/brownfields-cpeo.org
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