EPA Seeks Comment on Proposed Plan to Clean Up the RACER Moraine Site
Comment period runs December 9, 2021 to January 10, 2022
CHICAGO (December 9, 2021) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a 30-day public comment period on its proposed plan to clean up the Revitalizing Auto Communities Environmental Response Trust Moraine site, a 465-acre site with volatile organic compound contamination on-site and in the off-site groundwater, in Moraine, Ohio. The comment period runs December 9, 2021, to January 10, 2022.
EPA’s proposed cleanup plan for the RACER Moraine site includes treating VOCs, preventing contaminated groundwater migration, installing vapor intrusion mitigation measures, prohibiting residential land use, and establishing environmental restrictive covenants.
EPA will review and consider all public comments before making a final decision regarding cleanup. To view EPA’s proposed statement of basis and submit comments: www.epa.gov/hwcorrectiveactionsites/hazardous-waste-cleanup-racer-moraine-facility-moraine-oh
Copies of the proposed remedy and supporting documents will also be available at the EPA Record Center – 7th Floor, 77 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, Ill., 312-886-0902. If you are unable to view documents online or at the Record Center, you may request a copy from Molly Finn, whose contact information is below. Written comments can be submitted online, or you may also submit written comments postmarked by January 10, 2022.
For more information: EPA Project Manager Molly Finn firstname.lastname@example.org, 312-886-6173. EPA Community Involvement Coordinator Francisco Arcaute, email@example.com, 312-886-7613, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., weekdays.