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FOREST WASTE PRODUCTS

Abstract

Site Name:  FOREST WASTE PRODUCTS
Address:  8359 E FARRAND RD 
City & State:  OTISVILLE  MI  48463
County:  GENESEE
 
EPA ID:  MID980410740
EPA Region:  05
 
NPL Status:  Currently on the Final NPL
 
ROD Type:  Record of Decision
ROD ID:  EPA/ROD/R05-86/034
ROD Date:  06/30/1986
Operable Unit(s):  01
 
Media:  GROUNDWATER SEDIMENT SOIL
 
Contaminant:  ACIDS, HEAVY METALS, INORGANICS, PAINT SLUDGES, PBBS, PCBS, VOCS, WASTE OILS
 
Abstract:  THE FOREST WASTE DISPOSAL SITE IS LOCATED AT 8359 EAST FARRAND ROAD, OTISVILLE, MICHIGAN, APPROXIMATELY 12 MILES NORTHEAST OF FLINT, AND APPROXIMATELY 2 MILES NORTHWEST OF THE CITY OF OTISVILLE. THE TOTAL SITE AREA IS APPROXIMATELY 112 ACRES. THE SITE HAS A LANDFILL WITH A SURFACE AREA OF APPROXIMATELY 15 ACRES, AND NINE SURFACE IMPOUNDMENTS WITH A COLLECTIVE SURFACE AREA OF APPROXIMATELY ONE ACRE. FROM 1973 TO 1978, THE SITE RECEIVED GENERAL REFUSE, INDUSTRIAL AND LIQUID WASTE, PBBS, AND PCBS. DRUMMED WASTES FROM VARIOUS SOURCES WERE DISPOSED OF IN THE LANDFILL AREA, AND WASTE OILS, METALLIC SLUDGES, PAINT AND RESIN WASTES, AND SPENT SULFURIC ACID WERE DISPOSED IN THE ONSITE LAGOONS. CURRENTLY, ONSITE SOILS AND SEDIMENTS ARE CONTAMINATED WITH PRIORITY POLLUTANT COMPOUNDS AND VARIOUS ORGANIC AND HEAVY METAL COMPOUNDS.

THE SELECTED SOURCE CONTROL REMEDIAL ALTERNATIVE INCLUDES EXCAVATION, TREATMENT AND DISPOSAL OF 4000 YD3 OF CONTAMINATED SLUDGES, SEDIMENTS AND SOILS IN AN ONSITE RCRA-PERMITTED LANDFILL, AND REMOVAL, TREATMENT AND DISPOSAL OF 110,000 GALLONS OF AQUEOUS LAGOON WASTES AT A RCRA TREATMENT FACILITY. THE ESTIMATED CAPITAL COST FOR THIS REMEDY IS $1,295,000 WITH NO ANNUAL O&M COSTS.
 
Remedy:  EXCAVATE, TREAT, AND DISPOSE OF OFFSITE, AT A RESOURCE CONSERVATION AND RECOVERY ACT (RCRA) PERMITTED, DOUBLE-LINED LANDFILL FACILITY, APPROXIMATELY 4,000 CUBIC YARDS OF CONTAMINATED SLUDGES, SEDIMENT, AND SOIL. REMOVE, TREAT, AND DISPOSE OF OFFSITE, APPROXIMATELY 110,000 GALLONS OF AQUEOUS LAGOON WASTES AT A RCRA TREATMENT FACILITY.
 
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