South Jersey Gas Former Pleasantville MGP: Weekly Project Update – Week of 7/22/19

In April 2018, South Jersey Gas (SJG) mobilized for the current phase of remediation at the Pleasantville former Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP) Site in Pleasantville, New Jersey. The Site is located at the intersection of North Franklin Boulevard and Old Turnpike. It is anticipated that activities will take approximately 14 months to complete.

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.

Locations of 2019 Project Stages

Stage 1A: South of Old Turnpike, East of North Franklin, North of Grant

Stage 2: South of Old Turnpike, West of North Franklin, North of Grant

Stage 3: South Jersey Gas Property

Anticipated Work to be performed: July 22-26

Site Activity

  • Remove gas metering station temporary fence and replace with permanent fencing.
  • Backfill Stage 2.
  • Load out support columns utilized for ISS (in-situ stabilization, or the use of stabilization constituents to contain materials onsite).
  • Continue sanitary sewer installation.
  • Continue water utility restoration.
  • 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: July 15-19

Site Activity

  • Conducted equipment maintenance.
  • Continued ISS (in-situ stabilization, or the use of stabilization constituents to contain materials onsite) within Stage 3.
  • Loaded out soil for offsite thermal treatment and beneficial reuse.
  • Continued sanitary sewer installation.
  • Continued water utility restoration.
  • Continued excavation in Stage 3.
  • 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.).