South Jersey Gas Former Pleasantville MGP: Weekly Project Update – Week of 9/23/19

Soil remediation will be completed at the Pleasantville former Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP) Site at the intersection of North Franklin Boulevard and Old Turnpike in Pleasantville, New Jersey on or about the beginning of October of this year. Restoration of the public portions of the remediation site, including the roads impacted, will be completed on or about the end of October of this year.

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 2019 project remediation and restoration nears completion, some work on Saturdays could be required.

Locations of 2019 Project Stages

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

Stage 1B: Northeast Corner of Old Turnpike and North Franklin

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

Stage 3: South Jersey Gas Property

Anticipated Work to be performed: September 23-27

Site Activity

  • Continue installing water line in public right-of-way.
  • Continue breaking down equipment utilized for ISS (in-situ stabilization, or the use of stabilization constituents to contain materials onsite).
  • Continue excavation of alley next to South Jersey Gas building.
  • Load out soil for offsite treatment and beneficial reuse.
  • Continue backfilling Stage 3.
  • 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: September 16-20

Site Activity

  • Continued breaking down equipment utilized for ISS (in-situ stabilization, or the use of stabilization constituents to contain materials onsite).
  • Continued backfilling Stage 3.
  • Continued installing water line in public right of way.
  • Continued grading 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.).