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VILLAGE OF ROMEOVILLE SITE REDEVELOPEMENT

Carlson was retained to provide technical support to a joint development project involving a private land owner and the Village of Romeoville.  Carlson originally prepared a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment for one of the parcels involved in the project and determined that several recognized environmental conditions existed for the site, including an open leaking underground storage tank (LUST) incident.

Carlson’s Phase II investigation confirmed the LUST site had impacted the subject property.  Data from Carlson’s initial borings and wells confirmed that various contaminants associated with gasoline and diesel fuel had impacted the soil and groundwater and supplemental investigations were needed to characterize the nature and extent of contamination.

Carlson enrolled the site in the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency’s (IEPA’s) Site Remediation Program and performed risk-based corrective action modeling to determine the potential extent of off-site migration of the contamination identified at the property.  Following the completion of site investigations, data analysis, and Agency reporting, Carlson obtained a No Further Remediation Letter from the IEPA.  Carlson’s remediation approach utilized Tier 2 soil remediation objectives, an industrial/commercial land use restriction, an on-site construction worker caution, and an on-site groundwater use restriction to eliminate potential contaminant exposure routes.


Environmental Services Provided:

  • Phase I Environmental Site Assessment
  • Phase II Environmental Site Investigation
  • SRP Services

Location

Romeoville, Illinois

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