- Technology: Process to meet two goals: treatment of lead-impacted soil and solidification for strength. Specialized equipment including longreach excavators and dewatering systems used.
- Regulatory: MA DEP Consent Order
- Type of material: Lead-Impacted Settling Lagoon Waste
- Position: Site Remediation Contractor
- Contaminating metal: Lead
- Volume of media: 8,000 processed tons
- Type Ex-Situ Treatment, In-situ Solidification
- Treatment goals: 0.75 mg/l TCLP Lead plus physical properties (strength, compaction, etc)
Soil Solutions HMR was contracted for the remediation of Lead impacted sediments in a settling lagoon at the American Optical facility in Southbridge, MA.
The remediation included treatment design and testing, the treatment of lead-impacted lagoon sediments, and the solidification of the treated material for use as a pavement base.
Soil Solutions and their subcontractors conducted both in-situ and ex-situ treatment for 8,000 tons of lead impacted sludge using proprietary liquid and dry treatment reagents.
The material was reused on-site and treatment standards for lead were set at 0.75 mg/l by TCLP analysis.
Soil Solutions also operated extensive dewatering systems during the project and completed site restoration activities.
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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