Reuse At Superfund Sites Jill Lowe (EPA)

Report
Jill Lowe
Remedial Project Manager
August 7, 2013
Redevelopment at Superfund Sites
 Overview of Superfund Redevelopment Initiative
 Why Superfund Reuse?
 Tools to ensure protectiveness
 Can Superfund Sites be reused and remain protective?
 Havertown PCP Superfund Site
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Storage Facility
YMCA
 Who To Contact for Site Redevelopment
Redevelopment at Superfund Sites
 Why Plan for Superfund Reuse?
 Community revitalization
 Recreation and open space
 Site stewardship including long-term remedy
protectiveness
 Reduction in stigma associated with formerly
contaminated Sites
 Increase property values
Redevelopment at Superfund Sites
 How Reuse Planning fits with the cleanup process?
 Knowledge of future land use can inform the base line
risk assessment, remedy selection and remedy design,
and phasing of cleanup
 Remedy design and maintenance tailored to fit longterm stewardship
 Post-remedy reuse planning ensures reuse is consistent
with cleanup remedy
Redevelopment at Superfund Sites
 Tools to Ensure Protectiveness
Partnerships
 Comfort Letters
 Restriction Documents
 Institutional Controls
 Easements and Covenants
 Consent Decrees
 Operations & Maintenance Plans
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Redevelopment at Superfund Sites
 Havertown PCP Superfund Site – Capped Area
Reuse contemplated with Township during design
 Additional Fill
 Redevelopment restrictions identified during design to ensure
protectiveness
 Weight limit
 Digging restrictions
 Planting restrictions
 Site Property Profile
 Comfort Letter and Environmental Covenant
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Havertown PCP – Capped Property
Havertown PCP – Capped Property
Havertown PCP – Capped Property
Redevelopment at Superfund Sites
 Havertown PCP Superfund Site – YMCA
Former Philadelphia Chewing Gum Company property
 Operated during Site Assessment, Investigation and
Remediation
 Closed during Operable Unit 3(OU3) Investigation
 Township acquired property
 Comfort Letter
 Property Easement with Restrictions
 EPA and Pennsylvania Department of Environmental
Protection partners with YMCA and Township
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Havertown PCP - YMCA
Havertown PCP - YMCA
Havertown PCP - YMCA
Havertown PCP - YMCA
Havertown PCP - YMCA
Havertown PCP - YMCA
Redevelopment at Superfund Sites
 Who To Contact for Site Redevelopment
Site Remedial Project Manager and Site Attorney
 Land Revitalization Action Team – Region 3
 Chris Thomas - 215-814-5555
 Leo Mullin – 215-814-3172
 Thomas Cinti - 215-814-2634
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