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Public Notice: Proposed RCRA Corrective Action - Cleanup Proposal and Draft Permit for Union Carbide Corp. - Institute Operations in Institute, WV - EPA ID: WVD005005509

Publish Date: 07/13/2018

Summary

The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing its proposed decision (Statement of Basis) for environmental remediation at the Union Carbide Corporation (UCC) Institute Operations, (EPA ID: WVD005005509). The proposed remedy consists of engineering controls including cover and cap maintenance, ongoing groundwater remediation at Corrective Measures Study (CMS) Area A, facility-wide groundwater monitoring, Monitored Natural Attenuation, and land use controls limiting groundwater use and managing soil exposure. Additionally, based on all available evidence and using EPA’s evaluation criteria, groundwater cannot be restored to drinking water standards at Tank 1010; therefore, EPA is proposing a Technical Impracticability waiver for restoration of groundwater to Maximum Contaminants Levels (MCLs) at Tank 1010.

Information regarding EPA's proposed decision and related documents are available at:
  https://www.epa.gov/hwcorrectiveactionsites/hazardous-waste-cleanup-union-carbide-corporation-institute-operations

Applicant or Respondent

Union Carbide Corp. - Institute Operations
Route 25
Institute, WV 25112

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