Hempstead Intersection Street Former MGP Site -
Remedial Progress

Week Ending May 24, 2013

The latest site activities continued with excavation, transportation and disposal of soils, and work continued to import clean fill for backfilling the previously completed remediation areas. The Deep Soil Mixing (DSM) remediation work was temporarily suspended and the temporary parking lot construction work continued. The southern Site entrance will be closed starting around May 30th for several weeks to allow remediation work to be completed nearby the southern Site entrance. The Second Street entrance will be used temporarily while the southern entrance is closed for this work.

The January 2013 Project Update Fact Sheet was mailed out to the Community to provide a project schedule update and a summary of the ongoing remediation work This Project Update mailing and the finalized Remedial Action Work Plan can also be found in the Key Documents/Major Reports section of this website. A link to the Fact Sheet can be found below. The work is being performed in accordance with the Community Air Monitoring Plan that was reviewed by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, New York State Department of Health and the Nassau County Department of Health. There is an on-site NYSDEC representative monitoring the project activities.

As work proceeds, the web site will be updated periodically to ensure the community is informed of the project progress and schedule.