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What's New on the GE-Pittsfield/Housatonic River Project Web Site

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November 26, 2014 - addition(s) to GE Plant Area - Reports

Unkamet Brook Area

Letter from Dickerson (USEPA) to Gates (GE), November 21, 2014, Re: Conditional Approval of GE's September 17, 2014 Supplemental Information Package, Unkamet Brook Area Removal Action (PDF) (10 pp, 3.7 MB)

November 20, 2014 - addition(s) to Meetings and Events

GE-Housatonic River Citizens Coordinating Council (CCC) Meetings and Events - Past Meetings: 10/29/14

Unresolved Action Items Presentation with Update in Unkamet Brook Area Remediation (PDF) (4 pp, 1.9 MB)

November 20, 2014 - addition(s) to GE Plant Area - Reports

East Street Area 2 - South

Letter (with attachments) from Gates (GE) to Pelto (MADEP), November 18, 2014, Re: East Street Area 2-South, Summary of August 2014 Inspection of Natural Resource Restoration/Enhancement Measures (PDF) (14 pp, 1.6 MB)

November 20, 2014 - addition(s) to OPCA - Reports

OPCA Reports

Letter (with attachments) from Gates (GE) to Pelto (MDEP), November 18, 2014, Re: On-Plant Consolidation Areas, Summary of 2014 Inspections of Natural Resource Restoration/Enhancement Measures, Invasive Species, and Flea Beetle Activity (PDF) (107 pp, 9.3 MB)

November 18, 2014 - addition(s) to Rest of River - Reports

Proposed Remedial Action, Supporting Documentation and Public Comment - Comments by Permittee General Electric

Text (PDF) (130 pp, 1.2 MB)

Tables (PDF) (26 pp, 1 MB)

Figures (PDF) (32 pp, 17.8 MB)

Attachment A (PDF) (3 pp, 96 K)

Attachment B (PDF) (51 pp, 17.2 MB)

Attachment C (PDF) (38 pp, 17.6 MB)

Exhibits to Attachment C (PDF) (381 pp, 24 MB)

Attachment D (PDF) (33 pp, 14.8 MB)

Exhibits to Attachment D (PDF) (515 pp, 124 MB)

Attachment E (PDF) (18 pp, 1 MB)

Attachment F (PDF) (44 pp, 10.5 MB)

Attachment G (PDF) (26 pp, 6.3 MB)

Attachment H (PDF) (21 pp, 7.2 MB)

Attachment I (PDF) (5 pp, 205 K)

Attachment J (PDF) (152 pp, 13.2 MB)

November 17, 2014 - addition(s) to Rest of River - Reports

Proposed Remedial Action, Supporting Documentation and Public Comment

Requests for Extension of Public Comment Period (PDF) (24 pp, 3.9 MB)

Comments by Citizens (PDF) (146 pp, 9.5 MB)

Comments by Industry (PDF) (2 pp, 660 K)

Comments by Tribes (PDF) (1 pg, 518 K)

Comments by Local and Municipal Government (PDF) (81 pp, 10.6 MB)

Comments by Non-Government Organizations (PDF) (147 pp, 5.6 MB)

Comments by State Government (PDF) (80 pp, 15.9 MB)

Comments by US Government (PDF) (7 pp, 1.5 MB)

Comments by Other (PDF) (2 pp, 590 K)

November 14, 2014 - addition(s) to Rest of River - Reports

Proposed Remedial Action, Supporting Documentation and Public Comment

EPA Presentation Prior to Public Hearing for Rest of River Draft Permit Modification, September 23, 2014 (PDF) (21 pp, 568 K)

Public Hearing for the Rest of River Draft Permit Modification, September 23, 2014 (PDF) (73 pp, 978 K)

November 14, 2014 - addition(s) to Sitewide Document - Reports

EPA (Avatar) Abbreviated Uniform Federal Policy - Quality Assurance Project Plan (October 2014)

Final Quality Assurance Project Plan, October 2014 (PDF) (240 pp, 5.6 MB)

November 12, 2014 - addition(s) to Sitewide Document - Reports

CD Monthly Status Reports - 2014

October 2014 (PDF) (127 pp, 6.6 MB)

November 10, 2014 - addition(s) to GE Plant Area - Reports

City Recreational Area

Letter (with attachments) from Gates (GE) to Fisher (USEPA), October 9, 2014, Re: East Street Area 2-South, Summary of September 2014 Inspection Activities-City Recreational Area (PDF) (9 pp, 876 K)

East Street Area 2 - South

Letter (with attachments) from Gates (GE) to Fisher (USEPA), October 10, 2014, Re: East Street Area 2-South, Summary of September 2014 Inspection Activities (PDF) (36 pp, 7 MB)

November 10, 2014 - addition(s) to OPCA - Reports

OPCA Reports

Letter (with attachments) from Gates (GE) to Fisher (USEPA), October 9, 2014, Re: Building 71 and Hill 78 On-Plant Consolidation Areas, Summary of September 2014 Post-Closure Inspection Activities (PDF) (23 pp, 2.9 MB)

November 5, 2014 - addition(s) to Silver Lake - Reports

Soils Adjacent to the Silver Lake

Letter (with attachments) from Gates (GE) to Pelto (MDEP), October 31, 2014, Re: Silver Lake Area, Summer 2014 Inspection of Natural Resource Restoration/Enhancement Measures (PDF) (32 pp, 1.7 MB)

October 28, 2014 - addition(s) to Proposed Cleanup Plan for the GE Pittsfield/Housatonic River / Rest of River - Reports

Proposed Remedial Action, Supporting Documentation and Public Comment

Revised Administrative Record File Index for the Draft Modification of the Reissued RCRA Permit/Statement of Basis, EPA, June 2014, October 2014 (PDF) (415 pp, 2.4 MB)

October 24, 2014 - addition(s) to Groundwater - Reports

GMA - 1, East Street Area 1, East Street Area 2, Lyman Street Area, Newell Street Area I, Newell Street Area II, Oxbow B, Silver Lake

Letter from Fisher (USEPA) to Gates (GE), October 21, 2014, Re: Conditional Approval of General Electric’s August 15, 2014 Submittal Titled Groundwater Management Area 1, NAPL Monitoring Report for Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 (PDF) (6 pp, 652 K)

October 20, 2014 - addition(s) to Sitewide Document - Reports

Off-Site Waste Shipment

Letter (with attachments) from Gates (GE) to Tagliaferro (USEPA), October 14, 2014, Re: Off-Site Shipments of Waste Material from Response Actions Under Consent Decree (PDF) (5 pp, 261 K)

October 17, 2014 - addition(s) to Meetings and Events

GE-Housatonic River Citizens Coordinating Council (CCC) Meetings and Events - October 29, 2014

Agenda (PDF) (1 pg, 523 K)

October 14, 2014 - addition(s) to Sitewide Document - Reports

CD Monthly Status Reports - 2014

September 2014 (PDF) (96 pp, 3.9 MB)

October 10, 2014 - addition(s) to Housatonic River 1½ Mile - Reports

Post-Removal Inspection Reports

Letter (with attachments) from Mooney (GE) to Tagliaferro (USEPA), October 8, 2014, Re: 1 1/2 Mile Reach, 2014 Inspections of Riverbank Soil Restoration, Riprap, and Select Critical Ancillary Items (PDF) (27 pp, 4.2 MB)

October 10, 2014 - addition(s) to Housatonic River ½ Mile - Reports

Inspection Reports

Letter from Mooney (GE) to Tagliaferro (USEPA), October 8, 2014, Re: Upper 1/2-Mile Reach, 2014 Restored Bank Erosion and Armor Stone Layer Inspection (PDF) (2 pp, 889 K)

October 10, 2014 - addition(s) to GE Plant Area - Reports

Discharge Monitoring Reports

Letter (with attachments) from Silfer (GE) to Water Enforcement (USEPA), Division of Watershed Management (MDEP), and Western Regional Office (MDEP), September 25, 2014, Re: August 2014 Discharge Monitoring Reports, NPDES Permit No. MA0003891 (PDF) (138 pp, 6.5 MB)

October 10, 2014 - addition(s) to OPCA - Reports

OPCA PCB Ambient Air Sampling Results

Comparison of EPA and GE OPCA Replicate PCB Air Sample Results for 2014 (PDF) (1 pg, 406 K)

Summary of 2014 PCB Ambient Air Sampling Results, Hill 78 & Building 71 on Plant Consolidation Areas (PDF) (1 pg, 459 K)

October 7, 2014 - addition(s) to Floodplain Properties - Reports

Phase 2 Floodplain Properties

Letter (with attachments) from Gates (GE) to Tagliaferro (USEPA), October 2, 2014, Re: Floodplain Residential and Non-Residential Properties Adjacent to 1-1/2 Mile Reach of Housatonic River, Summary of September 2014 Inspection Activities at the Remediated Phase 2 Residential Floodplain Properties (PDF) (9 pp, 4 MB)

Phase 3 Floodplain Properties

Letter (with attachments) from Gates (GE) to Tagliaferro (USEPA), October 2, 2014, Re: Floodplain Residential Properties Adjacent to 1-1/2 Mile Reach of Housatonic River, Summary of September 2014 Inspection Activities for the Phase 3 Floodplain Properties (PDF) (27 pp, 3.3 MB)

October 7, 2014 - addition(s) to Former Filled Oxbows - Reports

Lyman Street Area and Former Filled Oxbow B

Letter (with attachments) from Gates (GE) to Tagliaferro (USEPA), October 2, 2014, Re: Lyman Street Area, Summary of September 2014 Inspection Activities (PDF) (14 pp, 1.3 MB)

October 7, 2014 - addition(s) to Meetings and Events

U.S. EPA Housatonic River Public Meetings

EPA's Proposed Remedial Action for the Housatonic River Rest of River Presentation (PDF) (18 pp, 3.1 MB)

October 7, 2014 - addition(s) to Silver Lake - Reports

Soils Adjacent to the Silver Lake

Letter (with attachments) from Gates (GE) to Dickerson (USEPA), October 3, 2014, Re: Silver Lake Area, Summer 2014 Inspection of Shoreline Armor System, Backfilled/Restored Areas Adjacent to Silver Lake, and Non-Natural Resource Restoration/Enhancement Plantings (PDF) (29 pp, 1.3 MB)

October 7, 2014 - addition(s) to Former Filled Oxbows - Reports

Newell Street Area I

Letter (with attachments) from Gates (GE) to Fisher (USEPA), October 1, 2014, Re: Newell Street Area 1, Summary of September 2014 Inspection Activities (PDF) (26 pp, 2.2 MB)

Newell Street Area II

Letter (with attachments) from Gates (GE) to Fisher (USEPA), October 1, 2014, Re: Newell Street Area 2, Summary of September 2014 Inspection Activities (PDF) (38 pp, 1.6 MB)

October 6, 2014 - addition(s) to Silver Lake - Reports

Soils Adjacent to the Silver Lake

Letter from Gates (GE) to Pelto (MDEP), October 2, 2014, Re: Natural Resource Restoration/Enhancement (NRRE) Installation Inspection and Spring 2014 Inspection of NRRE Plantings - Revised Report (PDF) (35 pp, 2.3 MB)

October 3, 2014 - addition(s) to Sitewide Document - Reports

Registry of Properties

Letter (with attachments) from Tagliaferro (USEPA) to Clark (Pittsfield Dept. of Community Development) and Van Der Kar (Agent, Conservation Commission), September 29, 2014, Re: Registry of Properties Subject to the GE-Pittsfield/Housatonic River Consent Decree – September 2014 Update (PDF) (40 pp, 6.8 MB)

List of Properties Remediated to Meet Residential/Unrestricted Use Standards as of September 2014 (PDF) (3 pp, 527 K)

List of Properties Subject to a Conditional Solution as of September 2014 (PDF) (4 pp, 477 K)

List of all Properties Subject to the Consent Decree and Status of Use Restrictions as of September 2014 (PDF) (11 pp, 536 K)

List of Properties Subject to an Environmental Restriction and Easement (ERE) as of September 2014 (PDF) (4 pp, 482 K)

October 3, 2014 - addition(s) to Former Filled Oxbows - Reports

Former Filled Oxbows A and C

Letter (with attachments) from Gates (GE) to Fisher (USEPA), September 24, 2014, Re: Former Oxbow Areas A and C, Summary of August 2014 Inspection Activities (PDF) (12 pp, 1.2 MB)

Former Filled Oxbows J and K

Letter (with attachments) from Gates (GE) to Fisher (USEPA), September 24, 2014, Re: Former Oxbow Areas J and K, Summary of August 2014 Inspection Activities (PDF) (14 pp, 1.4 MB)

October 3, 2014 - addition(s) to GE Plant Area - Reports

Hill 78 Area - Remainder

Letter (with attachments) from Gates (GE) to Fisher (USEPA), September 24, 2014, Re: Hill 78 Area-Remainder, Summary of August 2014 Inspection Activities (PDF) (5 pp, 1.2 MB)

October 1, 2014 - addition(s) to Cleanup Agreements

Consent Decree

Notice Regarding Twelfth Modification of Consent Decree (PDF) (3 pp, 477 K)

Twelfth Modification of Consent Decree (PDF) (8 pp, 506 K)

September 25, 2014 - addition(s) to GE Plant Area - Reports

20s Complex

Letter (with attachments) from Gates (GE) to Gorski (MDEP) and Tagliaferro (USEPA), September 19, 2014, Re: Former 20s Complex, Summary of Annual ERE Inspection for 2014 (PDF) (7 pp, 697 K)

30s Complex

Letter (with attachments) from Gates (GE) to Gorski (MDEP) and Tagliaferro (USEPA), September 19, 2014, Re: Former 30s Complex, Summary of Annual ERE Inspection for 2014 (PDF) (9 pp, 1.1 MB)

40s Complex

Letter (with attachments) from Gates (GE) to Gorski (MDEP) and Tagliaferro (USEPA), September 19, 2014, Re: Former 40s Complex, Summary of Annual ERE Inspection for 2014 (PDF) (8 pp, 551 K)

Letter (with attachments) from Gates (GE) to Tagliaferro (USEPA), September 19, 2014, Re: Summary of Annual Inspection Activities at the Former 40s Complex (PDF) (9 pp, 598 K)

East Street Area 2 - North

Letter (with attachments) from Gates (GE) to Gorski (MDEP) and Tagliaferro (USEPA), September 19, 2014, Re: Former 19s Complex, Part of East Street Area 2-North, Summary of Annual ERE Inspection for 2014 (PDF) (9 pp, 665 K)

Letter (with attachments) from Gates (GE) to Gorski (MDEP) and Tagliaferro (USEPA), September 19, 2014, Re: Woodlawn Avenue, Summary of Annual ERE Inspection for 2014 (PDF) (9 pp, 711 K)

September 25, 2014 - addition(s) to Allendale - Reports

EPA Allendale school PCB Air Sample Results for 2014 (PDF) (1 pg, 47 K)

September 23, 2014 - addition(s) to GE Plant Area - Reports

Unkamet Brook Area

Letter (with attachments) from Gates (GE) to Dickerson (USEPA), September 17, 2014, Re: Supplemental Information Package for the Unkamet Brook Area Removal Action (PDF) (676 pp, 40.4 MB)

September 19, 2014 - addition(s) to GE Plant Area - Reports

East Street Area 2 - North

Revised Grant of Environmental Restriction and Easement, Tax Parcel J10-9-2, recorded September 17, 2014 (PDF) (58 pp, 1.6 MB)

Subordination Agreements, Tax Parcel J10-9-2, recorded September 17, 2014 (PDF) (8 pp, 181 K)

Partial Release of Grant of Environmental Restriction and Easement, Tax Parcel J10-9-2, recorded September 17, 2014 (PDF) (3 pp, 95 K)

Plan of Property and Restricted Area, Tax Parcel J10-9-2, recorded September 17, 2014 (PDF) (7 pp, 955 K)

Unkamet Brook Area

Grant of Environmental Restriction and Easement, Portion of Tax Parcel KII-7-2 (OP-1/2), recorded September 17, 2014 (PDF) (5 pp, 1.4 MB)

Subordination Agreements and Termination of Easement, Portion of Tax Parcel KII-7-2 (OP-1/2), recorded September 17, 2014 (PDF) (8 pp, 179 K)

Plan of Property, Portion of Tax Parcel KII-7-2 (OP-1/2), recorded September 17, 2014 (PDF) (1 pg, 694 K)

Plan of Restricted Area, Portion of Tax Parcel KII-7-2 (OP-1/2), recorded September 17, 2014 (PDF) (5 pp, 1.4 MB)

September 19, 2014 - addition(s) to Groundwater - Reports

GMA - 4, Hill 78 Area

Letter from Fisher (USEPA) to Gates (GE), September 11, 2014, Re: Approval of General Electric’s July 25, 2014 Submittal Titled Groundwater Management Area 4, Monitoring Event Evaluation Report for Spring 2014 (PDF) (2 pp, 151 K)

September 19, 2014 - addition(s) to Rest of River - Reports

Biota Consumption Advisories

Memo (with attachments) from Campbell (Weston) to Tagliaferro (USEPA), September 15, 2013, Re: Status of Biota Consumption Advisory Signs for Reaches 5 through 9 (PDF) (27 pp, 3.7 MB)

September 16, 2014 - addition(s) to Sitewide Document - Reports

CD Monthly Status Reports - 2014

August 2014 (PDF) (240 pp, 7.4 MB)

September 10, 2014 - addition(s) to Housatonic River 1½ Mile - Reports

Post-Removal Inspection Reports

Letter (with attachments) from Mooney (GE) to Tagliaferro (USEPA), September 5, 2014, Re: Summer 2014 Re-Vegetation Monitoring Inspection (PDF) (19 pp, 2.2 MB)

September 9, 2014 - addition(s) to Silver Lake - Reports

Soils Adjacent to the Silver Lake

Letter from Pelto (MDEP) to Gates (GE), September 3, 2014, Re: NRR/E Installation Inspection and Spring 2014 Inspection of NRR/E Plantings Silver Lake Area (PDF) (2 pp, 55 K)

Silver Lake Sediment and Soils Adjacent to Silver Lake

Letter from Pelto (MDEP) to Silfer (GE), September 3, 2014, Re: Silver Lake Area Revised Completion of Installation of Restoration Work Report (PDF) (2 pp, 42 K)

September 8, 2014 - addition(s) to OPCA - Reports

OPCA Reports

Letter from Fisher (USEPA) to Gates (GE), September 4, 2014, Re: Conditional Approval of General Electric’s July 24, 2014 submittal titled On-Plant Consolidation Areas, Post-Closure Groundwater Monitoring Program, Monitoring Event Evaluation Report for Spring 2014 (PDF) (2 pp, 624 K)

September 8, 2014 - addition(s) to Groundwater - Reports

GMA - 1, East Street Area 1, East Street Area 2, Lyman Street Area, Newell Street Area I, Newell Street Area II, Oxbow B, Silver Lake

Letter from Fisher (USEPA) to Gates (GE), September 4, 2014, Re: Conditional Approval of General Electric’s July 31, 2014 submittal titled Groundwater Management Area 1, Baseline Assessment Final Report and Long-Term Monitoring Program Proposal (PDF) (3 pp, 627 K)

September 4, 2014 - addition(s) to Groundwater - Reports

GMA - 3, Unkamet Brook Area

Letter (with enclosure) from Gates (GE) to Fisher (USEPA), August 29, 2014, Re: Groundwater Quality and NAPL Monitoring Interim Report for Spring 2014 (PDF) (545 pp, 19.1 MB)

August 29, 2014 - addition(s) to Groundwater - Reports

GMA - 2, Oxbow Areas J and K

Letter from Fisher (USEPA) to Gates (GE), August 28, 2014, Re: Approval of General Electric's July 24, 2014 submittal titled Groundwater Management Area 2, Post-Certification Inspection Report for 2014 (PDF) (2 pp, 151 K)

GMA - 5, Oxbow Areas A and C

Letter from Fisher (USEPA) to Gates (GE), August 28, 2014, Re: Approval of General Electric's July 24, 2014 submittal titled Groundwater Management Area 5, Post-Certification Inspection Report for 2014 (PDF) (2 pp, 151 K)

August 28, 2014 - addition(s) to Rest of River - Reports

Human Health Risk Assessment

Housatonic River Floodplain User Survey (HRFUS) Summary Report, January 20, 2003 (PDF) (353 pp, 42.9 MB)

August 20, 2014 - addition(s) to GE Plant Area - Reports

NPDES Permit and Support Documents

Letter (with attachments) from Silfer (GE) to Dart (USEPA), August 1, 2014, Re: Outfall 009 Check Valve Installation Notification (PDF) (6 pp, 427 K)

August 20, 2014 - addition(s) to OPCA - Reports

OPCA Reports

Letter (with attachments) from Gates (GE) to Fisher (USEPA), August 13, 2014, Re: Summary of Unscheduled Inspection Activities in July 2014 (PDF) (18 pp, 1.3 MB)

August 20, 2014 - addition(s) to Groundwater - Reports

GMA - 1, East Street Area 1, East Street Area 2, Lyman Street Area, Newell Street Area I, Newell Street Area II, Oxbow B, Silver Lake

Letter (with attachments) from Gates (GE) to Fisher (USEPA), August 15, 2014, Re: NAPL Monitoring Report for Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 (PDF) (581 pp, 32.7 MB)

August 15, 2014 - addition(s) to GE Plant Area - Reports

East Street Area 2 - South

Letter (with attachments) from Tagliaferro (USEPA) to Gates (GE), August 13, 2014, Re: Conditional Approval of GE's July 7, 2014 Submittal Titled Soil Cleanup Completion Letter for Recovery Well 17W Release (PDF) (3 pp, 157 K)

August 14, 2014 - addition(s) to GE Plant Area - Reports

East Street Area 2 - North

Letter (with enclosure) from Gates (GE) to Tagliaferro (US EPA), August 4, 2014, Re: Demolition of Buildings 12T, 100A and 100B (PDF) (12 pp, 357 K)

August 14, 2014 - addition(s) to OPCA - Reports

OPCA Reports

Letter (with enclosure) from Gates (GE) to Fisher (US EPA), July 25, 2014, Re: Monitoring Event Evaluation Report for Spring 2014 (PDF) (249 pp, 7.7 MB)

August 14, 2014 - addition(s) to Sitewide Document - Reports

CD Monthly Status Reports - 2014

July 2014 (PDF) (350 pp, 10.4 MB)

August 14, 2014 - addition(s) to Groundwater - Reports

GMA - 1, East Street Area 1, East Street Area 2, Lyman Street Area, Newell Street Area I, Newell Street Area II, Oxbow B, Silver Lake

Letter (with enclosure) from Gates (GE) to Fisher (US EPA), July 31, 2014, Re: Baseline Assessment Final Report and Long-Term Monitoring Program Proposal (PDF) (650 pp, 15.7 MB)

GMA - 2, Oxbow Areas J and K

Letter (with enclosure) from Gates (GE) to Fisher (US EPA), July 24, 2014, Re: Post-Certification Inspection Report for 2014 (PDF) (24 pp, 2.3 MB)

GMA - 4, Hill 78 Area

Letter (with enclosure) from Gates (GE) to Fisher (US EPA), July 25, 2014, Re: Monitoring Event Evaluation Report for Spring 2014 (PDF) (120 pp, 2.9 MB)

GMA - 5, Oxbow Areas A and C

Letter (with enclosure) from Gates (GE) to Fisher (US EPA), July 24, 2014, Re: Post-Certification Inspection Report for 2014 (PDF) (117 pp, 5.2 MB)

July 24, 2014 - addition(s) to Meetings and Events

GE-Housatonic River Citizens Coordinating Council (CCC) Meetings and Events - Past Meetings - May 7, 2014

CCC Action Item Tracker, Updated July 17, 2014 (PDF) (4 pp, 615 K)

July 22, 2014 - addition(s) to GE Plant Area - Reports

East Street Area 2 - South

Letter (with attachments) from Gates (GE) to Tagliaferro (USEPA), July 7, 2014, Re: Soil Cleanup Completion Letter for Recovery Well 17W Release (PDF) (69 pp, 3 MB)

July 22, 2014 - addition(s) to Silver Lake - Reports

Soils Adjacent to the Silver Lake

Letter from Dickerson (USEPA) to Gates (GE), July 21, 2014, Re: Conditional Approval of GE's June 25, 2014 Initial Post-Remediation Inspection and Spring 2014 Inspection of Shoreline Armor Stone, Backfilled/Restored Areas Adjacent to Silver Lake, and Non-Natural Resource Restoration/Enhancement Plantings (PDF) (3 pp, 1.2 MB)

Letter from Gates (GE) to Pelto (DEP), July 18, 2014, Re: Natural Resource Restoration/Enhancement (NRRE) Installation Inspection and Spring 2014 Inspection of NRRE Plantings (PDF) (35 pp, 1.9 MB)

July 22, 2014 - addition(s) to Groundwater - Reports

GMA - 1, East Street Area 1, East Street Area 2, Lyman Street Area, Newell Street Area I, Newell Street Area II, Oxbow B, Silver Lake

Letter (with attachments) from Gates (GE) to Ziegler (DEP) and Tagliaferro (USEPA), July 17, 2014, Re: Pre-Excavation Notification - Southside Groundwater Recovery System Repair (PDF) (7 pp, 863 K)

July 21, 2014 - addition(s) to Meetings and Events

GE-Housatonic River Citizens Coordinating Council (CCC) Meetings and Events - Past Meetings - May 7, 2014

Draft Agenda (PDF) (1 pg, 738 K)

July 15, 2014 - addition(s) to GE Plant Area - Reports

East Street Area 2 - South

Letter (with attachments) from Gates (GE) to Pelto (MADEP), June 27, 2014, Re: Summary of May 2014 Inspection of Natural Resource Restoration/Enhancement Measures (PDF) (14 pp, 4.1 MB)

July 14, 2014 - addition(s) to Sitewide Document - Reports

CD Monthly Status Reports - 2014

June 2014 (PDF) (226 pp, 7.1 MB)

July 11, 2014 - addition(s) to Rest of River - Reports

Biota Consumption Advisories

Letter (with attachments) from Silfer (GE) to Svirsky (USEPA), July 30, 2010, Re: Rest of River Biota Consumption Advisory Signs (PDF) (31 pp, 10 MB)

Letter (with attachment) from Svirsky (USEPA) to Silfer (GE), May 25, 2010, Re: Rest of River Biota Consumption Advisory Signage (PDF) (11 pp, 2.6 MB)

Proposal for Informing the Public of Biota Consumption Advisories on the Housatonic River, December 2000 (PDF) (28 pp, 1.9 MB)

Letter from Silfer (GE) to Johnson (CTDEP), November 27, 2000, Re: Transmittal of Consumption Advisory Signs (PDF) (1 pg, 229 K)

July 10, 2014 - addition(s) to Meetings and Events

U.S. EPA Housatonic River Public Meetings - June 24, 2014

EPA's Proposed Remedial Action for Housatonic Rest of River Presentation (PDF) (51 pp, 6.7 MB)

GE-Housatonic River Citizens Coordinating Council (CCC) Meetings and Events - Past Meeting - May 7, 2014

Draft Meeting Summary (PDF) (19 pp, 753 K)

July 10, 2014 - addition(s) to Rest of River - Reports

General

Letter from Spalding (USEPA) to Klee (GE), June 24, 2014, Re: Response to Comments on Housatonic Rest of River Proposal (PDF) (1 pg, 858 K)

Letter from Klee (GE) to Spalding (USEPA), June 18, 2014, Re: Comments on Housatonic Rest of River Proposal (PDF) (2 pp, 1 MB)

June 30, 2014 - addition(s) to Silver Lake - Reports

Soils Adjacent to the Silver Lake

Letter (with attachments) from Gates (GE) to Dickerson (USEPA), June 25, 2014, Re: Initial Post-Remediation Inspection and Spring 2014 Inspection of Shoreline Armor System, Backfilled/Restored Areas Adjacent to Silver Lake, and Non-Natural Resource Restoration/Enhancement Plantings (PDF) (30 pp, 1 MB)

June 26, 2014 - addition(s) to Rest of River - Figures

Core Area Habitat Mapping, Reaches 5 and 6 (June 2012) (PDF) (1 pg, 1.6 MB)

June 19, 2014 - addition(s) to Floodplain Properties - Reports

Phase 4 Floodplain Properties

Letter (with attachments) from Gates (GE) to Tagliaferro (USEPA), June 13, 2014, Re: Summary of May 2014 Tree Cage Inspection Activities for the Group 4C Floodplain Properties (PDF) (4 pp, 2.4 MB)

June 19, 2014 - addition(s) to GE Plant Area - Reports

East Street Area 2 - North

Letter (with attachments) from Gates (GE) to Fisher (USEPA), June 13, 2014, Re: Summary of May 2014 Inspection Activities (PDF) (6 pp, 926 K)

East Street Area 2 - South

Letter (with attachments) from Gates (GE) to Fisher (USEPA), June 12, 2014, Re: Summary of May 2014 Inspection Activities (PDF) (36 pp, 1.6 MB)

June 19, 2014 - addition(s) to OPCA - Reports

OPCA Reports

Letter (with attachments) from Gates (GE) to Fisher (USEPA), June 13, 2014, Re: Summary of May 2014 Post-Closure Inspection Activities (PDF) (20 pp, 3.2 MB)

June 12, 2014 - addition(s) to GE Plant Area - Reports

Unkamet Brook Area

Letter from Gates (GE) to Ziegler (MDEP) and Tagliaferro (USEPA), June 10, 2014, Re: Pre-Excavation Notification - Storm Sewer Repairs (PDF) (19 pp, 1.6 MB)

June 12, 2014 - addition(s) to Sitewide Document - Reports

CD Monthly Status Reports - 2014

May 2014 (PDF) (245 pp, 28.2 MB)

June 12, 2014 - addition(s) to Former Filled Oxbows - Reports

Lyman Street Area and Former Filled Oxbow B

Letter (with attachments) from Gates (GE) to Tagliaferro (USEPA), June 5, 2014, Re: Summary of May 2014 Engineered Barrier Inspection Activities (PDF) (6 pp, 2.9 MB)

Newell Street Area I

Letter (with attachments) from Gates (GE) to Fisher (USEPA), June 5, 2014, Re: Summary of May 2014 Engineered Barrier Inspection Activities (PDF) (21 pp, 3.2 MB)

Newell Street Area II

Letter (with attachments) from Gates (GE) to Fisher (USEPA), June 4, 2014, Re: Summary of May 2014 Inspection Activities (PDF) (33 pp, 3.3 MB)

June 6, 2014 - addition(s) to Groundwater - Reports

GMA - 1, East Street Area 1, East Street Area 2, Lyman Street Area, Newell Street Area I, Newell Street Area II, Oxbow B, Silver Lake

Letter from Fisher (USEPA) to Gates (GE), June 4, 2014, Re: Conditional Approval of General Electric's February 28, 2014 submittal titled Groundwater Management Area 1, Addendum to NAPL Monitoring Report for Spring 2014 (PDF) (4 pp, 492 K)

June 5, 2014 - addition(s) to Rest of River - Reports

Proposed Remedial Action, Supporting Documentation and Public Comment

Administrative Record File Index for the Draft Modification of the Reissued RCRA Permit/Statement of Basis, EPA, June 2014 (PDF) (414 pp, 1.7 MB)

June 2, 2014 - addition(s) to Silver Lake - Reports

Silver Lake Sediment and Soils Adjacent to Silver Lake

Letter (with attachments) from Silfer (GE) to Pelto (DEP), May 23, 2014, Re: Revised Completion of Installation of Restoration Work Report (PDF) (24 pp, 2.4 MB)

June 2, 2014 - addition(s) to GE Plant Area - Reports

20s, 30s, and 40s Complexes

Letter (with attachment) from Gagnon (OReilly, Talbot & Okun Associates) to Ms Tor (DEP) and Tagliaferro (USEPA), May 22, 2014, Re: Building Demolition Barrier Areas Inspections (PDF) (22 pp, 6.4 MB)

40s Complex

Letter (with attachment) from Gagnon (OReilly, Talbot & Okun Associates) to Ms Tor (DEP) and Tagliaferro (USEPA), May 22, 2014, Re: 40s Other Ground Covering Feature Area and Slab Area Inspection (PDF) (9 pp, 2 MB)

East Street Area 2 - North

Letter (with attachment) from Gagnon (OReilly, Talbot & Okun Associates) to Ms Tor (DEP) and Tagliaferro (USEPA), May 22, 2014, Re: 19s Complex: Annual Inspection of Placed Usable Crushed Building Materials (PDF) (12 pp, 4.8 MB)

Letter (with attachment) from Gagnon (OReilly, Talbot & Okun Associates) to Ms Tor (DEP) and Tagliaferro (USEPA), May 22, 2014, Re: 19s Complex: Annual Inspection of 19s Complex and Woodlawn Avenue Area (PDF) (10 pp, 3.4 MB)

May 30, 2014 - addition(s) to Rest of River - Reports

Proposed Remedial Action, Supporting Documentation and Public Comment

Statement of Basis for EPA's Proposed Remedial Action for the Housatonic River Rest of River, EPA, June 2014 (PDF) (44 pp, 4.3 MB)

Draft Modification to the Reissued RCRA Permit, EPA, June 2014 (PDF) (88 pp, 12.9 MB)

Comparative Analysis of Remedial Alternatives for the General Electric (GE)-Pittsfield/Housatonic River Project; Rest of River, EPA, May 2014 (PDF) (380 pp, 19.6 MB)

Memo from Edward Garland (HDR) to Scott Campbell (Weston Solutions), May 16, 2014, Re: PCB Flux from Cap to Meet AWQC (PDF) (1 pg, 464 K)

Memo from Edward Garland (HDR) to Scott Campbell (Weston Solutions), April 25, 2014, Re: Performance standard Flow-Based Annual Average PCB Flux Methodology (PDF) (2 pp, 742 K)

White Paper Dam Removal Practices and Implications for Dams on the Housatonic River, Stantec Consulting Services (for EPA), April 17, 2014 (PDF) (194 pp, 5.5 MB)

Memorandum from Robert Cianciarulo (EPA) to Stephen Ells (EPA), April 9, 2014, Re: Contaminated Sediment Risk Management Principles (PDF) (6 pp, 723 K)

Discussions between Government Agencies and GE

EPA Memorandum to GE Housatonic Site File, May 28, 2014, Re: EPA/GE Discussions: August 2012 – December 2013 (including attachment) (PDF) (448 pp, 29.9 MB)

May 23, 2014 - addition(s) to GE Plant Area - Reports

Unkamet Brook Area

Letter from Dickerson (USEPA) to Gates (GE), May 21, 2014, Re: Conditional Approval of GE's April 2014 Revised Final Removal Design/Removal Action Work Plan for Unkamet Brook Area-Remainder (PDF) (6 pp, 1.5 MB)

May 22, 2014 - addition(s) to GE Plant Area - Reports

General

Letter from Fisher (USEPA) to Gates (GE), May 19, 2014, Re: Approval of General Electric's April 18, 2014 submittal titled Former 10c Oil Pipelines at GE Plant Area, Pipeline Investigation, Removal, and Capping - Completion Report (PDF) (2 pp, 483 K)

May 15, 2014 - addition(s) to Groundwater - Reports

GMA - 3, Unkamet Brook Area

Letter from Fisher (USEPA) to Gates (GE), May 14, 2014, Re: Conditional Approval of General Electric's March 17, 2014 submittal titled Groundwater Management Area 3, Proposed Monitoring Well Decomissioning Methods (PDF) (2 pp, 477 K)

May 15, 2014 - addition(s) to GE Plant Area - Reports

East Street Area 2 - South

Letter (with attachments) from Gates (GE) to Tagliaferro (USEPA) and Fisher (USEPA), May 12, 2014, Re: East Street Area 2-South Summary of November 2013 and May 2014 Tree/Shrub Installation Activities (PDF) (4 pp, 910 K)

May 13, 2014 - addition(s) to Sitewide Document - Reports

CD Monthly Status Reports - 2014

April 2014 (PDF) (339 pp, 9.9 MB)

May 13, 2014 - addition(s) to OPCA - Reports

OPCA Reports

Letter from Fisher (USEPA) to Gates (GE), May 8, 2014, Re: Conditional Approval of General Electric's March 7, 2014 submittal titled On-Plant Consilidation Areas, Post-Closure Groundwater Monitoring Program Monitoring Event Evaluation Report for Fall 2013, GE-Pittsfield/Housatonic River Site (PDF) (2 pp, 486 K)

May 13, 2014 - addition(s) to Groundwater - Reports

GMA - 4, Hill 78 Area

Letter from Fisher (USEPA) to Gates (GE), May 8, 2014, Re: Conditional Approval of General Electric's March 7, 2014 submittal titled Groundwater Management Area 4, Long-Term Trend Evaluation Report for Fall 2013, GE-Pittsfield/Housatonic River Site (PDF) (2 pp, 486 K)

May 13, 2014 - addition(s) to Meetings and Events

GE-Housatonic River Citizens Coordinating Council (CCC) Meetings and Events - May 7, 2014

Rest of River Presentation (PDF) (23 pp, 4 MB)

May 12, 2014 - addition(s) to Silver Lake - Reports

Silver Lake Sediment and Soils Adjacent to Silver Lake

Appendix I to the Removal Design/Removal Action Work Plan for Silver Lake Area, Post-Removal Site Control Plan and Restoration Project Monitoring and Maintenance Plan, August 1, 2011 (PDF) (38 pp, 2.3 MB)

May 2, 2014 - addition(s) to GE Plant Area - Reports

20s, 30s, and 40s Complexes

Letter from Gagnon (OReilly, Talbot & Okun Associates) to Ms Tor (DEP) and Tagliaferro (USEPA), April 28, 2014, Re: Notice of Inspections (PDF) (2 pp, 539 K)

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