Apr 03

Update April 2, 2019

PSE&G Former Harrison MGP Site – April 2, 2019

 

The PSE&G site remediation group and its environmental consultant, PS&S, have completed the onsite pre-design work that began in January at the Harrison former Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP) site.

 

The next phase of remediation is expected to begin in 4th Quarter 2019. Before any work begins, the PSE&G remediation will provide detailed information about the work planned, the anticipated schedule, and what actions will be taken to minimize the impacts of our activities.

 

We thank you for your continued patience.

 

The work is being performed in accordance with the guidance and regulations of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), and under the oversight of the Licensed Site Remediation Professional (LSRP) of record.

 

If you have any questions or concerns about the project, please: visit our website at www.harrisonmgp.com; call the PSE&G Harrison Project Information Line at (855) 356-2383; or email us at comments@harrisonMGP.com.

Mar 18

Update March 18, 2019

PSE&G Former Harrison MGP Site – March 18, 2019

 

The PSE&G site remediation group and its environmental consultant, PS&S, are performing onsite pre-design work at the Harrison former Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP) site as part of planning for the next phase of remediation, which is expected to begin in 4th Quarter 2019.

 

The current activities began in January and will be completed this spring. We thank you for your continued patience.

 

The work is being performed in accordance with the guidance and regulations of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), and under the oversight of the Licensed Site Remediation Professional (LSRP) of record.

 

We will continue to post updates every other week. If you have any questions or concerns about the project, please: visit our website at www.harrisonmgp.com; call the PSE&G Harrison Project Information Line at (855) 356-2383; or email us at comments@harrisonMGP.com.

 

General Work Description

  • Advancing borings for waste characterization.
  • Performing soft digs, as needed, prior to drilling activity.
  • Performing concrete coring, as needed, prior to drilling activity.
  • Performing work zone and perimeter air monitoring.

 

 

 

Mar 04

Update March 4, 2019

PSE&G Former Harrison MGP Site – March 4, 2019

 

The PSE&G site remediation group and its environmental consultant, PS&S, are performing onsite pre-design work at the Harrison former Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP) site as part of planning for the next phase of remediation, which is expected to begin in 4th Quarter 2019.

 

The current activities began in January and will be completed in March 2019. We thank you for your continued patience.

 

The work is being performed in accordance with the guidance and regulations of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), and under the oversight of the Licensed Site Remediation Professional (LSRP) of record.

 

We will continue to post updates every other week. If you have any questions or concerns about the project, please: visit our website at www.harrisonmgp.com; call the PSE&G Harrison Project Information Line at (855) 356-2383; or email us at comments@harrisonMGP.com.

 

General Work Description

  • Performing geotechnical borings around the proposed hydraulic barrier wall alignment.
  • Advancing borings for waste characterization.
  • Performing soft digs, as needed, prior to drilling activity.
  • Performing concrete coring, as needed, prior to drilling activity.
  • Performing work zone and perimeter air monitoring.

 

 

 

Feb 15

Update February 18, 2019

PSE&G Former Harrison MGP Site – Week of February 18, 2019

 

NOTE: On Monday, February 18 and Tuesday, February 19, contractors working on behalf of the PSE&G site remediation group will be performing soil boring advancement and soil sample collection within the site’s internal access road that runs north-south.

Drilling will be phased to minimize disruption to PSE&G onsite operations. Field staff will help direct traffic around the work areas. Please distribute this information to all onsite staff.

 

We thank you for your continued patience.

 

 

Background

The PSE&G site remediation group and its environmental consultant, PS&S, are performing onsite pre-design work at the Harrison former Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP) site as part of planning for the next phase of remediation, which is expected to begin in 4th Quarter 2019.

 

The work is being performed in accordance with the guidance and regulations of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), and under the oversight of the Licensed Site Remediation Professional (LSRP) of record.

 

We will continue to post updates every other week. If you have any questions or concerns about the project, please: visit our website at www.harrisonmgp.com; call the PSE&G Harrison Project Information Line at (855) 356-2383; or email us at comments@harrisonMGP.com.

 

General Work Description

  • Performing geotechnical borings around the proposed hydraulic barrier wall alignment.
  • Performing soft digs, as needed, prior to drilling activity.
  • Performing concrete coring, as needed, prior to drilling activity.
  • Performing work zone and perimeter air monitoring.

 

 

 

Feb 05

Update February 4, 2019

PSE&G Former Harrison MGP Site – February 4, 2019

 

The PSE&G site remediation group and its environmental consultant, PS&S, are performing onsite pre-design work at the Harrison former Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP) site as part of planning for the next phase of remediation, which is expected to begin in 4th Quarter 2019.

 

The current activities began in January and will continue through March 2019. We thank you for your continued patience.

 

The work is being performed in accordance with the guidance and regulations of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), and under the oversight of the Licensed Site Remediation Professional (LSRP) of record.

 

We will continue to post updates every other week. If you have any questions or concerns about the project, please: visit our website at www.harrisonmgp.com; call the PSE&G Harrison Project Information Line at (855) 356-2383; or email us at comments@harrisonMGP.com.

 

Work Description

  • Performing soil boring advancement and soil sample collection east of the site’s internal access road that runs north-south. Drilling will be phased to minimize disruption to PSE&G onsite operations.
  • Performing geotechnical borings around the proposed hydraulic barrier wall alignment.
  • Performing soft digs, as needed, prior to drilling activity.
  • Performing concrete coring, as needed, prior to drilling activity.
  • Performing work zone and perimeter air monitoring.

 

 

Jan 25

Update January 21, 2019

PSE&G Former Harrison MGP Site – January 21, 2019

 

The PSE&G site remediation group and its environmental consultant, PS&S, are performing onsite pre-design work at the Harrison former Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP) site as part of planning for the next phase of remediation, which is expected to begin in 4th Quarter 2019.

 

The current activities began in January and will continue through March 2019. We thank you for your continued patience.

 

The work is being performed in accordance with the guidance and regulations of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), and under the oversight of the Licensed Site Remediation Professional (LSRP) of record.

 

We will continue to post updates every other week. If you have any questions or concerns about the project, please: visit our website at www.harrisonmgp.com; call the PSE&G Harrison Project Information Line at (855) 356-2383; or email us at comments@harrisonMGP.com.

 

Work Description

  • Performing soil boring advancement and soil sample collection west of the site’s internal access road that runs north-south. Drilling will be phased to minimize disruption to PSE&G onsite operations.
  • Performing Geophysical Radar survey to identify possible underground utilities and obstructions that could impact drilling.
  • Performing soft digs, as needed, prior to drilling activity.
  • Performing concrete coring, as needed, prior to drilling activity.
  • Performing work zone and perimeter air monitoring.

 

 

Jan 09

Update January 10, 2019

PSE&G Former Harrison MGP Site – January 10, 2019

The PSE&G site remediation group and its environmental consultant, PS&S, are performing onsite pre-design work at the Harrison former Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP) site as part of planning for the next phase of remediation, which is expected to begin in 4th Quarter 2019.

The current activities began in January and will continue through March 2019. We thank you for your continued patience.

The work is being performed in accordance with the guidance and regulations of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), and under the oversight of the Licensed Site Remediation Professional (LSRP) of record.

We will continue to post updates every other week. If you have any questions or concerns about the project, please: visit our website at www.harrisonmgp.com; call the PSE&G Harrison Project Information Line at (855) 356-2383; or email us at comments@harrisonMGP.com.

Work Description

  • Performing soil boring advancement and soil sample collection west of the site’s internal access road that runs north-south. Drilling will be phased to minimize disruption to PSE&G onsite operations.
  • Performed utility mark outs in current work area.
  • Performing Geophysical Radar survey to identify possible underground utilities and obstructions that could impact drilling.
  • Performing soft digs, as needed, prior to drilling activity.
  • Repairing water line.
  • Performing concrete coring, as needed, prior to drilling activity.
  • Performing work zone and perimeter air monitoring.

Nov 19

Weekly Update 11-19-18

Work to be performed: November 19-November 21, 2018

  • Paving by the southern gate entrance.
  • Demobilize remaining equipment from site.
  • Remove construction debris for proper disposal.
  • Complete onsite security.
  • Work will be completed before the Thanksgiving holiday.

 

Work performed: November 12-November 16, 2018

  • Compacted, backfilled and restored site.
  • Demobilized project trailers.
  • Demobilized equipment from the site.
  • Demobilized batch plant.
  • Removed perimeter fencing.
  • Completed vibration monitoring.
  • Maintained onsite security for after hours and weekends.

Nov 12

Weekly Update 11-12-18

Work to be performed: November 12-November 16, 2018

  • Continue to compact, backfill and restore site.
  • Demobilize project trailers.
  • Decontaminate and demobilize equipment from the site.
  • Complete decontamination of batch plant.
  • Mobilize crane to site for batch plant demobilization.
  • Remove perimeter fencing.
  • Complete vibration monitoring.
  • Maintain onsite security for after hours and weekends.

 

Work performed: November 5-November 9, 2018

  • Demobilized offsite trailer used by laboratory personnel.
  • Continued to remove materials for proper disposal.
  • Completed dewatering activities and the groundwater treatment system. The treated water was discharged to PVSC.
  • Prepared and demobilized groundwater treatment system.
  • Continued vibration monitoring.
  • Completed air monitoring.
  • Maintained onsite security for after hours and weekends.

Nov 12

Weekly Update 11-5-18

Work to be performed: November 5-November 9, 2018

  • Continue to remove materials and transport them for proper disposal.
  • Continue to import clean backfill and restore areas where ISS work has been completed.
  • Begin decontamination of equipment and demobilization.
  • Begin preparation of batch plant for demobilization.
  • Continue vibration monitoring.
  • Conduct continuous air monitoring while soil disturbance activities are underway.
  • Maintain onsite security for after hours and weekends.
  • The offsite trailer for use by laboratory personnel will be prepared for demobilization.
  • Parking spaces immediately adjacent to the project site are closed off for the duration of the project.

 

Work performed: October 29-November 2, 2018

  • Completed excavation and ISS treatment of soils.
  • Continued to receive deliveries of materials.
  • Continued to remove materials for proper disposal.
  • Completed dewatering activities and the groundwater treatment system. The treated water was discharged to PVSC.
  • Completed efforts to mitigate odors naturally associated with MGP materials, including foaming, running a permanent odor-neutralizing perimeter drip system, use of BioSolve Pinkwater as an additional vapor suppression product and conducting daily odor assessment patrols.
  • Prepared and demobilized groundwater treatment system.
  • Completed water misting to reduce dust.
  • Continued vibration monitoring.
  • Conducted continuous air monitoring while soil disturbance activities were underway.

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