TERRY CREEK DREDGE SPOIL AREAS/HERCULES OUTFALL
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ATLANTA (June 14, 2019) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Glynn Environmental Coalition (GEC) are co-hosting a Superfund and Risk Assessment Workshop on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at the College of Coastal Georgia. The workshop will provide an overview of the Superfund process together with methods and limitations for assessing human health risk and toxicity. A question and answer session will follow the presentations.
What: Superfund and Risk Assessment Workshop
When: Saturday, June 22, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.
Where: College of Coastal Georgia
Jones Building, Room 102
1 College Dr.
For a full college campus map visit: https://www.ccga.edu/uploaded/images/maps/CCGACampusMap-Web.pdf
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For information about Superfund: http://www.epa.gov/superfundEPA NPL field teams have conducted a field assessment of this Site and determined that no related storm impacts or releases have occured as a result of Hurricane Florence.
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EPA NPL field teams have conducted a field assessment of this Site and determined that no related storm impacts or releases have occurred as a result of Hurricane Florence.
Release of Provisional Peer-Reviewed Toxicity Values (PPRTV) for Toxaphene:
The Provisional Peer-Reviewed Toxicity Values for Toxaphene Report prepared by the National Center for Environmental Assessment (NCEA) has been released for review. The PPRTV Assessment Electronic Library may be accessed at the following website: https://hhpprtv.ornl.gov/.
The direct website link to the report is: https://hhpprtv.ornl.gov/issue_papers/ToxapheneWeathered.pdf
The Terry Creek site was inspected by EPA on September 15, 2017. No significant issues related to hurricane Irma were discovered. Security fencing around the site was damaged by fallen trees, storm related debris is on the site, and the underflow weir in the outfall ditch was damaged. Hercules, the responsible party, is working to procure contracting resources to remove downed trees, fix security fencing, remove debris, and assess if additional action needs to be taken on the weir.
In June of 2017, EPA approved a record of decision for OU1: Outfall Ditch. The remedial action for OU-1 will reroute the outfall ditch into a newly constructed, concrete lined conveyance structure, and backfill the existing outfall ditch which will prevent any further migration of contaminated sediment.