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Remediation System Evaluation, Brewster Wellfield Superfund Site

The Brewster Well Field, located on the northern bank of the East Branch Croton River (the “River”), was found in 1978 to be contaminated with chlorinated volatile organic chemicals (CVOCs) including tetrachloroethene (PCE), trichloroethene (TCE) and dichloroethene. Alben Dry Cleaners was determined to be a significant source of the groundwater contamination. Source remediation— consisting of excavation and offsite disposal of sediments, sludge, and contaminated soil from the dry well located adjacent to the dry cleaners— was completed by 1991.

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