MIT Housing Project

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Lansdowne Street Housing Project


Project Details

  • Technology: Liquid reagents and specialized storage and application equipment used during the new construction project. Portability of the system key to treatment of distinct areas identified by site engineers.
  • Regulatory: Massachusetts Contingency Plan (MCP)
  • Type: In-Situ Chemical Fixation Project
  • Position: Remediation Contractor
  • Contaminating metal: Lead (Pb)
  • Volume of media: 7,300 Tons
  • Type of material: Urban Fill
  • TCLP baseline: 5.2-390 ppm
  • TCLP treated: <0.75mg/l to ND
Soil Solutions was contracted to provide a cost-effective in-situ chemical fixation for MIT's new Lansdowne Street Housing project impacted with TCLP Lead-impacted soils.

The scope of the project included: bench-scale testing to determine the appropriate reagent and dose, mobilization of specialized chemical process equipment, application of the chemicals, confirmation analyses, and off-site transportation and disposal to an out-of-state lined Subtitle D landfill.

Soil Solutions successfully treated 7,300 tons of RCRA Hazardous waste to RCRA Non-Hazardous waste.

Treatment was performed in-situ using one (1) foot lift with surface tilling to achieve proper reagent contact and distribution.

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