Sandies Dry Cleaning Photos
A vapor system on the south wall at Sandie's
A vapor system in the basement of the bakery next door to Sandies.
Drums containing PCE-contaminated soil are ready for disposal.
A newly installed ground water monitoring well.
EPA and WDNR inspect the new vapor control system at Sandies.
EPA excavates highly contaminated soil on the west (back) side of the property.
An EPA contractor monitors basement air to ensure that it is safe for workers.
An EPA contractor loads contaminated soil onto a truck for transport to a licensed disposal facility.
The front of the former Sandies Dry Cleaner and Laundry which now serves as a temporary EPA office.
A temporary air scrubber unit ensures that air leaving the work area is clean.
EPA On-Scene Coordinator Ramon C. Mendoza discusses the cleanup with Wisconsin DNR‘s Jennifer Borski.
EPA oversees regular air monitoring to ensure that the workers and neighbors stay safe during the cleanup.
Contaminated soil is excavated from the former dry cleaner room.
A front end loader holds contaminated soil which will be taken to a container for disposal.
EPA On-Scene Coordinator Ramon C. Mendoza talks to a local TV reporter about the cleanup.
Equipment from the old dry cleaning business was left behind when the business closed in 2003.
A calendar still hangs in the office showing what year business operations ended.