Weekly Update - September 25, 2017

National Grid’s contractor, Posillico Environmental, completed mobilization to the former Dangman Park MGP site.  They have been retained to implement the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC)-approved Excavation Interim Remedial Measure (IRM). We anticipate this work to continue through the end of the year.  We will be conducting community air monitoring and vibration monitoring during this project.

No work activities were performed at the site from 9/19 through 9/22.  Work will resume Monday, 9/25.

On-going activities:

  • Mobilization of equipment and supplies
  • Trenching along sheet pile installation locations
  • Installation of water treatment containment area
  • Begin installation of sheet pile for excavation support at identified excavation locations beginning with Area 1 excavations A, B and C, then at Area 3

Recently completed activities:

  • Transfer of drum contents into roll offs
  • Assembly of ABI rig

Upcoming work activities:

  • Continue sheet pile installation
  • Mobilize temporary fabric structures

Community Air Monitoring Plan Summary

The Community Air Monitoring Program background (baseline) monitoring began on Thursday, 9/7/2017 and was completed on Monday, 9/11/2017.  

Continuous community air monitoring was then initiated on Tuesday, 9/12/17 and continued through Monday, 9/18/17, while intrusive (ground disturbance) activities were conducted.  Continuous community air monitoring will resume on Monday, 9/25/17 as site work resumes.

There were no 15-minute Action Limit exceedances for Total Volatile Organic Compounds (TVOC), Particulate Matter (PM-10) [dust], or odors, associated with intrusive activities at the site.

Contact Information

National Grid will provide updates as the work at the site proceeds.  For more information, please leave a message on our hotline at (718) 982-7349 or email us at info@dangmanparkmgpsite.com

Website Update Information

National Grid will provide an activity update for neighbors of the former Dangman Park MGP site with developments related to the investigation and remediation of the Site. During the remedial construction phase, National Grid provides a weekly update on activities related to the remediation of the Site. The updates describe the work being done on and near the Site, and provide an outlook and schedule for upcoming work, including information about work that may impact normal community activities. All updates are archived under the Key Documents tab of this website.

Assembled ABI Rig