Contamination Cleanup Project Progressing
KSAL StaffApril 22, 2016
362 soil borings
258 temporary monitoring wells installed
70 permanent monitoring wells installed
1,627 soil, groundwater, and air samples tested
13,637 feet drilled
Officials said that there is no imminent threat of the contamination getting into the city water supply, and that currently it “does not pose any current significant risk to anyone.”
A feasibility plan should be finalized by the end of this year. By August or September 0f 2017 a cleanup plan will be proposed. There are several solutions that could be considered:
- Cleaning up the source of the contamination by removing the mass.
- Stopping the movement of the plume.
- Reducing the intensity of the concentration of the plume.
Once a cleanup plan is approved, local officials will go back to court to meditate with the federal government funding.]]>
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