Superfund Information Systems: Site Profile

Superfund Site:

CHEROKEE COUNTY
GALENA, KS

Operable Units

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Below, EPA has provided a list of the remedial actions selected pertaining to each operable unit.

EPA issues Records of Decision (RODs) to explain which cleanup methods will be used at Superfund National Priorities List sites. EPA has two primary documents that it may use to identify changes to the remedies selected in RODs. EPA uses a ROD Amendment when it needs to make a fundamental change to the remedy. EPA publishes an Explanation of Significant Differences (ESD) for significant changes.

During cleanup, complex sites may be divided into several distinct areas to make the response more efficient. These areas, called operable units (OUs), may address geographic areas, specific problems, or medium (e.g., groundwater, soil) where a specific action is required.

EPA is working to improve data quality. The information presented on this page is undergoing review for accuracy and completeness, and may be subject to change.

OU ID Name Decision Document Cleanup Technologies Selected
in the Decision Document
00 SITE EVALUATION/DISPOSITION No decision document
01 GALENA ALTERNATE WATER SUPPLY Record of Decision
December 21, 1987
Water Supply (temporary replacement, other, NOS)
01 GALENA ALTERNATE WATER SUPPLY Explanation of Significant Differences
July 27, 1989
Water Supply (permanent replacement, other, NOS)
02 SPRING RIVER BASIN No decision document
03 BAXTER SPRINGS SUBSITE Record of Decision
August 20, 1997
Cap (engineered cap)
Consolidate (onsite)
Containment (other, NOS, onsite)
Drainage/Erosion Control (dike/berm/levee)
Drainage/Erosion Control (other, NOS)
Excavation
Hydraulic Control (containment)
Institutional Controls
Revegetation
Shoreline Stabilization
Stream Realignment
Water Supply (abandon water supply well)
03 BAXTER SPRINGS SUBSITE Record of Decision Amendment
September 29, 2006
Cap (engineered cap)
Consolidate (onsite)
Excavation
Monitoring
Operations & Maintenance (O&M)
Recycling (onsite)
Revegetation
04 TREECE SUBSITE Record of Decision
August 20, 1997
Containment (other, NOS, onsite)
Excavation
Institutional Controls
Water Supply (abandon water supply well)
04 TREECE SUBSITE Record of Decision Amendment
September 29, 2006
Cap (engineered cap)
Consolidate (onsite)
Excavation
Monitoring
Operations & Maintenance (O&M)
Recycling (onsite)
Revegetation
04 TREECE SUBSITE Record of Decision Amendment
September 23, 2016
Cap (exsitu)
Consolidate (onsite)
Excavation
Wetlands Restoration
05 GALENA GROUNDWATER/SURFACEWATR Record of Decision
September 18, 1989
Drainage/Erosion Control (ditch)
Institutional Controls
Other (NOS)
Revegetation
Sampling
06 BADGER, LAWTON, WACO Record of Decision
September 30, 2004
Cap (engineered cap)
Cap (exsitu)
Consolidate (onsite)
Excavation
07 GALENA RESIDENTIAL SOILS Record of Decision
July 29, 1996
Containment (other, NOS, onsite)
Excavation
Monitoring
Other (NOS)
08 RAILROADS Record of Decision
September 23, 2016
Cap (engineered cap)
Consolidate (onsite)
Excavation
Institutional Controls
Revegetation
Sampling
09 TAR CREEK WATERSHED No decision document

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