Superfund Information Systems: Site Profile

Superfund Site:

ARMSTRONG WORLD INDUSTRIES
MACON, GA

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Announcements and Key Topics

EPA conducted a field assessment of this site and determined that no storm impacts or releases have occurred from Hurricane Michael that would impair the integrity of CERCLA activities.

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.

The site was placed on the NPL in 2011 for contaminated groundwater and sediments. In 2013, an engineered cap was installed on the landfill. The PRP is currently conducting a remedial investigation/feasibility study to determine how to address sediment, and groundwater contamination in another landfill (Remote Landfill) and neighboring Rocky Creek.

On September 18, 2018, EPA finalized an agreement with the potentially responsible parties for performance of the OU-2 RI/FS. The RI/FS Workplan is expected to be completed in March 2019, at which time a public availability session is planned to kick off the RI field sampling activities. 

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Public Participation Opportunities

EPA is leading community involvement activities to get community input and make sure the public remains informed about site activities throughout the cleanup process.

  • A public availability session was held on April 28, 2011, with both the Macon City Council and Bibb County Commission briefed before that meeting was held. On March 11, 2013, a public notice was published in the Macon Telegraph newspaper, announcing the public comment period for the recommended response action for the Wastewater Treatment Landfill (WWTP Landfill, addressed as part OU-1)..
  • EPA has also kept local newspaper and television media informed as part of their coverage of site activities.
  • On September 18, 2018, EPA finalized an agreement with the potentially responsible parties for performance of the Operable Unit-2 RI/FS. The RI/FS Workplan is expected to be completed in March 2019, at which time a public availability session is planned to kick off the RI field sampling activities. 

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