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Apr 08

Weekly Update April 11, 2022

PSE&G Former Harrison MGP Site: Weekly Project Update – Week of 4/11/22

The PSE&G site remediation group and its environmental contractor, Sevenson Environmental Services, Inc., are completing restoration of the Harrison former Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP) site. Work began in July 2020 and is expected to be completed soon.

These updates are being issued weekly throughout the duration of the project to provide a review of key activities performed at the site over the past week as well as a look ahead to the next week’s anticipated activities. They are also posted to the project website: www.HarrisonMGP.com where more information about the project scope and history can be found. If you have any questions or concerns about the project, please call the PSE&G Harrison Project Information Line at (855) 356-2383 or email us at comments@harrisonMGP.com.

Anticipated Work for the Week of April 11 – April 15

Restoration Activities 

  • Transport remaining project soil to a licensed facility for proper disposal or reuse.
  • Import and place crushed stone at site. 
  • Continue to perform punch list items around project site.
  • Continue demobilization of specialty construction equipment. 
  • Maintain site security 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Work Completed April 4 – April 8 
Restoration Activities

  • Continued to perform punch list items around project site.
  • Demobilized specialty construction equipment.
  • Maintained site security 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Community Outreach 

  • Issued 88th weekly update email to representatives of the Town of Harrison, Hudson County Regional Health Commission, and property managers of Vermella, Steel Works, and Cobalt Lofts apartment complexes, as well as the owners of Joia Restaurant and officials of Amtrak.

The PSE&G remediation project team is committed to: conducting work safely on the job site; minimizing impacts from the project to those outside of the project area; keeping PSE&G non-project personnel, the local community, elected officials, and all interested parties informed of our progress; and enhancing the property’s continued productive use. The team will follow the guidelines and directives issued by the New Jersey Department of Health, the CDC and the Occupational Health and Safety Administration, as applicable, for maintaining a clean, safe and healthy work environment. 

All 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.