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Sandies Dry Cleaning Photos

 

July 2012A vapor system on the south wall at Sandie's

A vapor system on the south wall at Sandie's

A vapor system in the basement of the bakery next door to Sandies.

A vapor system in the basement of the bakery next door to Sandies.

 

March 2012EPA excavates highly contaminated soil

Drums containing PCE-contaminated soil are ready for disposal.

EPA contractor

A newly installed ground water monitoring well.

EPA contractor

EPA and WDNR inspect the new vapor control system at Sandies.

 


November 2011EPA excavates highly contaminated soil

EPA excavates highly contaminated soil on the west (back) side of the property.

EPA contractor

An EPA contractor monitors basement air to ensure that it is safe for workers.

loading contaimnated soil on to truck

An EPA contractor loads contaminated soil onto a truck for transport to a licensed disposal facility.

 

 

 

September 2011front of drycleaner

The front of the former Sandies Dry Cleaner and Laundry which now serves as a temporary EPA office.

air scrubber

A temporary air scrubber unit ensures that air leaving the work area is clean.

EPA Staff

EPA On-Scene Coordinator Ramon C. Mendoza discusses the cleanup with Wisconsin DNR‘s Jennifer Borski.

EPA oversight of air monitoring

EPA oversees regular air monitoring to ensure that the workers and neighbors stay safe during the cleanup.

EPA Staff in discussions

Contaminated soil is excavated from the former dry cleaner room.

front end loader filled with soil

A front end loader holds contaminated soil which will be taken to a container for disposal.

EPA staff interviewed by TV reporter

EPA On-Scene Coordinator Ramon C. Mendoza talks to a local TV reporter about the cleanup.

old dry cleaning equipment

Equipment from the old dry cleaning business was left behind when the business closed in 2003.

old calendar

A calendar still hangs in the office showing what year business operations ended.


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