- Technology: Patented wet chemistry using site-specific additives to counter the oily characteristics of the soil and the low moisture content caused by thermal desorption process. The final material was directly loaded to rail cars for disposal.
- Regulatory: MA DEP Central Region
- Type of material: RCRA/TSCA
- Contaminating metal: Lead and PCBs
- Position: Remediation Contractor
- Volume of media: 8,000 processed tons
- Type: Ex-Situ Chemical Fixation Project
- TCLP baseline: 410 ppm
- TCLP treated: <0.75mg/l to ND
The Boston Redevelopment Authority contracted with Soil Solutions for the remediation of a former scrapyard during the construction of the Boston convention center.
The RCRA/ TSCA waste required two forms of treatment: thermal desorption to reduce the PCBs to less than 2 ppm; and chemical fixation to reduce TCLP Lead levels to below the RCRA treatment goal of 0.75 mg/l.
The treated material was then shipped off-site by rail for disposal at a Subtitle D landfill.
Soil Solutions conducted TCLP treatability studies, designed and engineered the chemical fixation treatment, and provided/operated on-site process equipment using treatment chemicals.
Soil Solutions also managed the confirmatory analysis and the disposal operations according to those results.
Quest Diagnostic Headquarters
Soil Solutions HMR was the soil remediation contractor for Quest Diagnostic Headquarters in New Jersey- treating 25,000 tons of lead-contaminated soil
Ore Hill Mine Site Restoration
Soil Solutions HMR treated the CERCLA abandoned mine tailings in Ore Mine Site Warren, NH ex-situ treatment of 50,400 tons of lead and zinc impacted soil.
Weymouth Neck Project
Soil Solutions HMR provided in-situ treatment and processing of arsenic and lead-bearing soil at Weymouth Neck (Conoco Phillips, URS, Clean Harbors)
Settling Lagoon Solidification
Soil Solutions HMR was contracted for the solidification of Lead impacted sediments in a settling lagoon at the American Optical facility in Massachusetts.
MIT Housing Project
Soil Solutions HMR provided in-situ chemical fixation for MIT's Lansdowne Street New Housing and Construction project building on lead-impacted soils.
Route 146 Extension Project
Massachusetts Hwy Dept contracted Soil Solutions HMR for ex-situ chemical fixation on lead-impacted soils in the extension of Route 146 in Worcester.
Boston Convention Center Project
The Boston Redevelopment Authority contracted Soil Solutions HMR for the Boston convention center during the Big Dig in Boston, conducting ex-situ thermal desorption and chemical fixation.
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