South Jersey Gas Former Pleasantville MGP: Weekly Project Update – Week of 10/21/19

South Jersey Gas and its contractor have completed soil remediation of the Pleasantville former Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP) Site at the intersection of North Franklin Boulevard and Old Turnpike in Pleasantville, New Jersey. Remaining activities include site restoration, as well as taking equipment and material offsite.

South Jersey Gas is committed to open communications with community leaders, government officials, residents and local businesses. For more information on the project, visit http://pleasantvillemgp.com/. For questions or concerns, please call the project information line at (609) 833-2810 or email us at comments@pleasantvillemgp.com.

Note: As the project nears completion, some work on Saturdays could be required.

Anticipated Work to be performed: October 21-25

Site Activity

  • Begin installing groundwater monitoring wells for post remediation monitoring.
  • Continue grading Stage 3 (South Jersey Gas Property).
  • Load out components of water treatment system.
  • Complete installation of storm sewer along Old Turnpike
  • Continue to remove equipment from the site.
  • As necessary, continue efforts to mitigate odors naturally associated with MGP materials, including foaming, maintaining fixed perimeter odor-neutralizing granule system, and conducting daily odor assessment patrols.
  • As necessary, continue water misting to reduce dust.
  • Continue air monitoring at site perimeter.
  • Continue onsite security (weekdays: 4 p.m. – 7 a.m. and Sat/Sun: 24-hrs.).

Work performed: October 14-18

Site Activity

  • Removed residual material from water treatment system and prepare to take off site.
  • Continued installation of storm sewer along Old Turnpike.
  • Loaded out soil for offsite treatment and beneficial reuse.
  • Continued backfilling Stage 3 (South Jersey Gas property).
  • Continued to remove equipment from the site.
  • As necessary, continued efforts to mitigate odors naturally associated with MGP materials, including foaming, maintaining fixed perimeter odor-neutralizing granule system, and conducting daily odor assessment patrols.
  • As necessary, continued water misting to reduce dust.
  • Continued air monitoring at site perimeter.
  • Continued onsite security (weekdays: 4 p.m. – 7 a.m. and Sat/Sun: 24-hrs.).