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Public Notice: Hastings Groundwater Contamination Superfund Site, Hastings, Adams County, Nebraska

Publish Date: 04/08/2020


Record of Decision Signed

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7 announces a Record of Decision (ROD) for the Hastings Groundwater Contamination Superfund Site, Operable Unit 1 – Colorado Ave. Groundwater. The selected remedy combines continued groundwater extraction via the existing Whalen Energy Center well field and Well D to address residual groundwater contamination; treatment of extracted groundwater via beneficial use as non-contact cooling water; and a long-term monitoring program to monitor performance and effectiveness of the remedial action. EPA finalized the ROD on March 30, 2020.

EPA has assessed the ability of the public to access the Administrative Record through an internet-based repository and has determined that the local community has this ability. The Administrative Record for this site are available on EPA’s website (See Site Documents & Data).

Questions or requests for site information can be submitted to:

Pamela Houston
Community Involvement Coordinator
U.S. EPA Region 7 (ORA/OPA)
11201 Renner Boulevard
Lenexa, KS 66219
Toll-free: 1-800-223-0425

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