|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Thu, 22 May 2014 18:03:48 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] "Whirlpool begins new round of TCE remediation in Fort Smith, " Arkansas|
Whirlpool begins new round of TCE remediation in Fort Smith by Ryan Saylor Fort Smith City Wire (AR) May 21, 2014Whirlpool Corp. submitted information Tuesday (May 20) to the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality outlining further chemical treatments as part of its remediation plan for the trichloroethylene (TCE) plume in south Fort Smith.
As reported earlier in May, ENVIRON - the environmental consulting group hired by Whirlpool to address the contamination issues - had identified "an area of highly impacted soils to as deep as 25' - 30' have been located at the northwest corner of the Whirlpool building ... " and also believed "a large quantity of contaminant mass (is) moving to the South."
The new findings indicate that Whirlpool knew TCE contamination was worse than previously stated and a different set of action would be necessary to treat the contamination site - including possible removal of contaminated soils.
... For the entire article, see http://www.thecitywire.com/node/33218 -- 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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