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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. From 2015-2016, as part of Operable Unit One (OU-1), an engineered cap was installed on the Wastewater Treatment Plant Landfill.
OU-2 will address Rocky Creek fish/sediment and the Remote Landfilll. On September 18, 2018, EPA finalized an agreement with the potentially responsible parties for performance of the OU-2 Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study. The draft OU-2 RI/FS Workplan was submitted April 30, 2019 and is expected to be completed by August 2019. A public availability session is planned to kick off the OU-2 RI field sampling activities.
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.