Weekly Update - November 20, 2017

National Grid’s contractor, Posillico Environmental, is implementing 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.

The project has been approved for an After-Hours Work Permit to work on Saturday, November 18th, 2017 from 9am to 5pm. Work activities will consist of assembly and erection of the tent structure for Area 3.  There will be no excavation or hauling activities on Saturday, November 18th, 2017.

On-going activities:

  • Tent structure assembly (Area 3)
  • Import backfill
  • Excavation and backfill of areas inside tent structure (Area 1)
  • Transportation and disposal of excavated material (Area 1)
  • De-watering of excavations (Area 1)

Recently completed activities:

  • Tent structure air handlers (Area 1)
  • Electrical wiring of air handler units (Area 1) and water treatment system pumps
  • Installation of base plates for tent structure (Area 3)

Upcoming work activities:

  • Tent structure air handlers (Area 3)
  • Electrical wiring of air handler units

Community Air Monitoring Plan Summary

Continuous community air monitoring is on-going.

There were no 15-minute Action Limit exceedances for Total Volatile Organic Compounds (TVOC) and Particulate Matter (PM-10) [dust].

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.

Excavation and loading

Excavation of cell in Area 1