June 26, 2020

National Grid’s contractor, Creamer Environmental, is implementing remedial actions at the Citizens former Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP) Site to address MGP Site related impacts in accordance with the NY State DEC approved design.  Mobilization began on July 10, 2019 and the remedial activities are expected to be completed by the middle of 2021.  The cleanup activities are being performed with oversight by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC).  Community air monitoring and vibration monitoring are being conducted during this project.

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Community Air Monitoring Plan Summary

Continuous community air monitoring is on-going.  For the period 6/18/20 through 6/24/20 there was no 15-minute Action Limit exceedances for Total Volatile Organic Compounds (TVOC).  On 6/19/20, there was one 15-minute Action Limit exceedances for Particulate Matter (PM-10) [smoke from welding] within the southwestern Site boundary along the Gowanus Canal.  The welding activity was stopped for the day following receipt of the 15-minute Action Limit exceedance.  Additionally, no dust was observed leaving the Site during this period.  No additional 15-minute Action Limit exceedances for PM-10 occurred during the reporting period.  


Installation of Parcel 1 support of excavation with noise mitigation wall in background.


Removal of Parcel 3 temporary membrane structure.