Superfund Information Systems: Site Profile

Superfund Site:

NEWTOWN CREEK
BROOKLYN, QUEENS, NY

Cleanup Progress

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Cleaning up Superfund sites is a complex, multi-phase process. Learn more:

Site-Wide Milestones

Milestone Date(s)
Preliminary Assessment/Site Investigation Completed Not Yet Achieved
Proposed to the National Priorities List 09/23/2009
Finalized on the National Priorities List 09/29/2010
Remedy Selected Not Yet Achieved
Remedial Action Started Not Yet Achieved
Remedy Construction Completed Not Yet Achieved
Deleted from National Priorities List Not Yet Achieved
Most Recent Five-Year Review Not Yet Achieved
Site Ready for Reuse and Redevelopment Not Yet Achieved

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Cleanup Schedule by Operable Unit

During cleanup, a site can be divided into a number of distinct areas depending on its complexity. These areas, called operable units (OUs), may address geographic areas, specific problems, or areas where a specific action is required. Examples of typical operable units include construction of a groundwater pump and treatment system or construction of a cap over a landfill.

Milestone OU Start Date Completion Date OU ID
Combined Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study OU 01 - ENTIRE SITE 02/05/2010 01

DISCLAIMER: The data on this page are derived from the Superfund Enterprise Management System and are solely for informational purposes. The data cannot be relied upon to create any substantive or procedural rights or requirements enforceable by any party in litigation with any member of the public, states, tribes, the United States or any federal agency. EPA reserves the right to change these data at any time without public notice.

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