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ASHLAND, MA

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The Public Comment Period for the Proposed Plan for Operable Unit 02 ended on March 30, 2020.

EPA is evaluating the public comments received on the Proposed Plan, and is preparing a Record of Decision (ROD), including a Responsiveness Summary to public comments.

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EPA Proposes Groundwater Cleanup Plan for the Nyanza Waste Dump Superfund Site in Ashland, Massachusetts

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed a cleanup plan for groundwater at the Nyanza Waste Dump Superfund Site in Ashland, Massachusetts. EPA hosted a Public Information Session on January 23 at the Ashland High School Auditorium in Ashland, followed by a Public Hearing at the same location. Read the full press release here.

´╗┐Read the Proposed Plan, 1/09/20 (39 pp, 2.31 MB, About PDF)

View the complete Administrative Record File.

PUBLIC MEETING/HEARING PRESENTATION - JANUARY 23, 2020 (26 pp, 2.4 M, About PDF)

Five Year Review

On May 21, 2019 the EPA completed the sixth Five Year Review for the site.

Institutional controls are required for this site.  

This site requires ICs because a decision document, such as a Record of Decision, has documented some level of contamination and/or remedy component at the site that would restrict use of the site. These ICs are required to help ensure the site is used in an appropriate way and that activities at the site do not damage the cleanup components. These ICs will remain in place for as long as the contamination and/or cleanup components stay on site.  In order to determine the current status of ICs for this site, the site contacts should be consulted. 

 More information about institutional controls at this site.   

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