• NOTICE Pursuant to the Land R...


Pursuant to the Land Recycling and Environmental Remediation Standards Act, the Act of May 19, 1995, P.L. 4, No. 1995-2, notice is hereby given that Springfield Township is submitting to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection a Notice of Intent to Remediate a site located at 1725 Walnut Avenue, in Springfield Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. This NIR states that the site is currently vacant but was occupied by the Former Tank Car Corporation of America. The site has been found to be contaminated with volatile organic compounds (VOCs), semi-volatile organic compounds (SVOCs), and metals, which have impacted soil and ground water. Certain pathway elimination measures are already in place, and additional measures will be instituted to demonstrate attainment of Act 2 standards. The future use of the property is currently planned to include open, public recreational space and a ball field.
Springfield Township plans to remediate the Site to the Act 2 Site Specific Standard. The Act provides for a 30-day public comment period for Site Specific Standard remediations. The 30-day comment period is initiated with the publication of this notice. Until May 12, 2017, requests may be submitted to Springfield Township to be involved in the development of the remediation plans and reuse plans for the site. During the 30-day comment period, copies of requests to Springfield Township to develop and implement a public involvement plan and of any comments should also be sent to the Department of Environmental Protection, Southeast Regional Office, 2 East Main Street, Norristown, PA 19401.

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PostedApril 11, 2017