About Region 5 Field Services Section
The Region 5, Superfund Division, Field Services Section (FSS) provides assistance to U.S. EPA staff, State and Local Government Agencies, and Indian Tribal Communities, to accomplish the goal of the Superfund and Oil Spill programs to protect public health and the environment. Assistance provided is varied and includes both technical and
Fields Services Section Chief
US EPA, Superfund Division
Fields Services Section
77 West Jackson Boulevard.
Mail Code: SRT-4J
Chicago, IL 60604-3507
Assistance is available upon request and includes:
FSS can provide technical assistance, field support, and oversight in the use of geophysical methods in the characterization of hazardous waste, oil spill, and Brownfield sites.
FSS staff coordinates with the U.S. EPA Environmental Response Training (ERT) Program and the CERCLA Education Center (CEC) to bring programmatic and technical training to the Region.
FSS is available to collect soil and water samples using direct push technologies (DPT). Conventional drilling operations for installation of monitoring wells to depths of 25 feet are also available
FSS staff review and approve quality assurance project plans to ensure that all data collection activities are covered by appropriate documentation.
FSS staff works with the U.S. EPA Environmental Photo Interpretation Center (EPIC) to arrange for current aerial photography and historic aerial photographic interpretation reports. Special requests can be accommodated.