April 2, 2021

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

Continued community air monitoring.  For the period 03/25/21 through 03/31/21 there were no levels above the 15-minute Action Limit for Total Volatile Organic Compounds (TVOC) or Particulate Matter (PM-10) associated with Site activities.  On March 26, 2021, elevated PM-10 concentrations were detected by the perimeter air monitoring stations on the site.  The PM-10 concentrations were above the Alarm Level at all three perimeter air monitoring stations.  There was a smell of and visible smoke on the Site coming from the south-southeast.  The offsite source of the smoke was not identified.  The elevated PM-10 concentrations lasted for more than 45 minutes.


Removal of temporary support of excavation sheet piling on Parcel 1.


Excavation to expose temporary support of excavation sheet piling on Parcel 1.