Apr 14

Update April 14, 2022

PSE&G Former Harrison MGP Site: Final Project Update – April 14, 2022

The PSE&G site remediation group has now completed restoration work related to the remediation of the Harrison former Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP) site. The remediation project began in July 2020 and soil remediation was successfully completed in December 2021. 

This will be the last regular, weekly update for the project.

On behalf of its contractors and employees, the PSE&G site remediation group would like to thank the Town of Harrison; the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey; PSE&G employees; the owners, property managers and residents of Vermella, Steel Works, Cobalt Lofts apartments; La Joia restaurant, and all our neighbors for their cooperation and patience throughout the remediation and restoration of the former MGP site.

The project website, HarrisonMGP.com, will remain available through June 2022. If you have questions, please call the Project Information Line at (855) 356-2383 or email us at comments@harrisonMGP.com

Work Completed April 11 – April 15 

Restoration Activities 

  • Transported remaining project soil to a licensed facility for proper disposal.
  • Completed the final punch list items around project site.

Community Outreach 

  • Issued 89th 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 has been 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 also followed 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. 

Site remedial action and restoration work has been performed in accordance with the guidance and regulations of the State of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), and under the oversight of the Licensed Site Remediation Professional (LSRP) of record. 

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. 

Apr 01

Weekly Update Week of April 4, 2022

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

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 4 – April 8

Restoration Activities 

  • Transport remaining project soil to a licensed facility for proper disposal or reuse.
  • 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 March 28 – April 1 
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 87th 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. 

Mar 25

Weekly Update March 28, 2022

PSE&G Former Harrison MGP Site: Weekly Project Update – Week of 3/28/22

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 March 28 – April 1
Restoration Activities 

  • 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 March 21 – March 25 
Restoration Activities

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

Community Outreach 

  • Issued 86th 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. 

Mar 18

Weekly Update March 21, 2022

PSE&G Former Harrison MGP Site: Weekly Project Update – Week of 3/21/22

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 March 21 – March 25

Restoration Activities 

  • Continue to perform punch list items around project site.
  • Continue demobilization of specialty construction equipment. 

Continue Monitoring & Mitigation Measures

  • Maintain site security 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Continue perimeter air monitoring during working hours as needed. 

Work Completed March 14 – March 18 


Restoration Activities

  • Completed onsite asphalt paving.
  • Installed light pole foundations along the new Harrison site internal roadways. 
  • Completed installation of monitoring wells in the public right of way along South Fifth Street.
  • Placed hay and seed between fencing and sidewalk along Frank E. Rodgers Blvd. 
  • Demobilized specialty construction equipment.

Continue Monitoring & Mitigation Measures

  • Continued to perform perimeter air monitoring. 
  • Maintained site security 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Community Outreach 

  • Issued 85th 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. 

Mar 11

Weekly Update March 14, 2022

PSE&G Former Harrison MGP Site: Weekly Project Update – Week of 3/14/22

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.

Notes:

  • Repairs are complete to the sidewalk on the PSE&G side of Frank E. Rodgers Blvd. and the sidewalk has reopened.

Anticipated Work for the Week of March 14 – March 18

Restoration Activities 

  • Complete installation of monitoring wells in the public right of way along South Fifth Street.
  • Install light pole foundations along the new Harrison site internal roadways. 
  • Place hay and seed between fencing and sidewalk along Frank E. Rodgers Blvd. 
  • Continue demobilization of specialty construction equipment. 
  • Demobilize construction trailers.

Continue Monitoring & Mitigation Measures

  • Maintain site security 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Continue perimeter air monitoring during working hours as needed. 

Work Completed March 7 – March 11 
Restoration Activities

  • Began installation of monitoring wells in the public right of way along South Fifth Street.
  • Backfilled and compacted clean fill in completed areas.
  • Mobilized personnel to the project site as needed.
  • Demobilized specialty construction equipment.

Continue Monitoring & Mitigation Measures

  • Applied dust suppression as needed when weather conditions were above freezing.
  • Continued to perform perimeter air monitoring. 
  • Maintained site security 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Community Outreach 

  • Issued 84th 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. 

Mar 04

Weekly Update March 7, 2022

PSE&G Former Harrison MGP Site: Weekly Project Update – Week of 3/7/22

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.

Notes:

  • Installation of four monitoring wells in the public right of way of South Fifth Street will use a drill rig that may temporarily disrupt traffic. Work will take place on weekdays, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. beginning the week of March 7, 2022 and completing the week of March 14, 2022.  Once the installation is complete, a flush-mounted metal cap within a concrete pad will be installed over the well.

Anticipated Work for the Week of March 7 – March 11

Restoration Activities 

  • Begin installing monitoring wells in the public right of way along South Fifth Street.
  • Continue to backfill and compact clean fill in completed areas with use of vibratory rollers.
  • Continue demobilization of specialty construction equipment. 

Continue Monitoring & Mitigation Measures

  • Apply dust suppression as needed when weather conditions are above freezing. 
  • Maintain site security 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Continue perimeter air monitoring during working hours as needed. 

Work Completed February 28 – March 4 

Restoration Activities

  • Completed sidewalk repairs along Frank E. Rodgers Blvd.
  • Backfilled and compacted clean fill in completed areas.
  • Mobilized personnel to the project site as needed.
  • Demobilized specialty construction equipment.

Continue Monitoring & Mitigation Measures

  • Applied dust suppression as needed when weather conditions were above freezing.
  • Continued to perform perimeter air monitoring. 
  • Maintained site security 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Community Outreach 

  • Issued 83rd 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.
  • Met with property managers of Vermella, Steel Works, and Cobalt Lofts apartment complexes about installation of monitoring wells and sent them an email to share with residents about the project.

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. 

Feb 25

Weekly Update February 28, 2022

PSE&G Former Harrison MGP Site: Weekly Project Update – Week of 2/28/22

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.

Notes:

  • Sidewalk repairs along Frank E. Rodgers Blvd. will require periodic, temporary closures of the Main Gate and South Gate on both Monday, February 28, 2022 and Tuesday, March 1, 2022. If one gate is closed as crews work, the other will be available to traffic entering and leaving the site.
  • Sidewalk repairs also may require temporary closure of the southbound right lane of Frank E. Rodgers Blvd. as work is performed.

Anticipated Work for the Week of February 28 – March 4

Restoration Activities 

  • Restore concrete sidewalks and walkways weather permitting.
  • Continue to backfill and compact clean fill in completed areas with use of vibratory rollers.
  • Continue installation of crushed stone cover systems.
  • Continue demobilization of specialty construction equipment. 

Continue Monitoring & Mitigation Measures

  • Apply dust suppression as needed when weather conditions are above freezing. 
  • Maintain site security 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Continue perimeter air monitoring during working hours as needed. 

Work Completed February 21 – February 25 
Restoration Activities

  • Backfilled and compacted clean fill in completed areas.
  • Mobilized personnel to the project site as needed.
  • Demobilized specialty construction equipment.
  • Completed the removal of perimeter soil and sediment erosion controls. 

Continue Monitoring & Mitigation Measures

  • Applied dust suppression as needed when weather conditions were above freezing.
  • Continued to perform perimeter air monitoring. 
  • Maintained site security 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Community Outreach 

  • Issued 82nd 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. 

Feb 18

Weekly Update February 21, 2022

PSE&G Former Harrison MGP Site: Weekly Project Update – Week of 2/21/22

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 in first quarter 2022. 

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 February 21 – February 25

Restoration Activities 

  • Continue to backfill and compact clean fill in completed areas with use of vibratory rollers.
  • Continue installation of crushed stone cover systems.
  • Continue demobilization of specialty construction equipment. 

Continue Monitoring & Mitigation Measures

  • Apply dust suppression as needed when weather conditions are above freezing. 
  • Maintain site security 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Continue perimeter air monitoring during working hours as needed. 

Work Completed February 14 – February 18 

Restoration Activities

  • Backfilled and compacted clean fill in completed areas.
  • Mobilized personnel to the project site as needed.
  • Demobilized specialty construction equipment.
  • Completed the removal of perimeter soil and sediment erosion controls. 

Continue Monitoring & Mitigation Measures

  • Applied dust suppression as needed when weather conditions were above freezing.
  • Continued to perform perimeter air monitoring. 
  • Maintained site security 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Community Outreach 

  • Issued 81st 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. 

Feb 11

Weekly Update February 14, 2022

PSE&G Former Harrison MGP Site: Weekly Project Update – Week of 2/14/22

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 in first quarter 2022. 

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 February 14 – February 18

Restoration Activities 

  • Continue load-out of construction debris and recycling of construction materials. 
  • Continue to backfill and compact clean fill in completed areas with use of vibratory rollers.
  • Continue installation of crushed stone cover systems.
  • Continue demobilization of specialty construction equipment. 
  • Continue the removal of and maintain remaining perimeter soil and sediment erosion controls. 

Continue Monitoring & Mitigation Measures

  • Apply dust suppression as needed when weather conditions are above freezing. 
  • Maintain site security 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Continue perimeter air monitoring during working hours as needed. 

Work Completed February 7 – February 11 
Restoration Activities

  • Backfilled and compacted clean fill in completed areas.
  • Mobilized personnel to the project site as needed.
  • Demobilized specialty construction equipment.
  • Began the removal of and maintained remaining perimeter soil and sediment erosion controls. 

Continue Monitoring & Mitigation Measures

  • Applied dust suppression as needed when weather conditions were above freezing.
  • Continued to perform perimeter air monitoring. 
  • Maintained site security 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Community Outreach 

  • Issued 80th 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. 

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