|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 9 Jan 2014 17:56:06 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Special Metals site, New Hartford, New York|
DEC: Special Metals contamination extends off site By Amanda Fries Utica Observer-Dispatch (NY) January 9. 2014Contamination from past practices at a Middle Settlement Road industry seems to have extended beyond its site.
Data from a remedial investigation for Special Metals in New Hartford indicate that site-related contamination is present in off-site soil, sediment and fish samples, said Lisa King, a spokeswoman for the state Department of Environmental Conservation, in an email Wednesday.
"While these contaminant concentrations do not represent an immediate health concern, they may require remedial action," she said.
The 42-acre site voluntarily entered into a Brownfield Cleanup Program in 2009, and initial investigations turned up on-site contaminants, including impacts to groundwater by volatile organic compounds, PCBs and metal, as well as impacts to the soil by PCBs and metals.
... For the entire article, see http://www.uticaod.com/article/20140108/NEWS/140109488 -- 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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