Current Activities

Site-Wide Remedy

Design and construction of the site-wide remedy as described in the Record of Decision issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) is underway.

  • Construction of the bedrock and overburden groundwater containment, extraction, treatment, and reinjection system, a major component of the site-wide remedy, is complete and the system is fully operational. Periodic maintenance and facility upgrades will be performed as needed.
  • WH is implementing the site-wide soils remediation program in a phased approach. Impoundments 13 and 24 are scheduled to be remediated starting in spring 2024.

Impoundments 1 and 2

WH is working with the USEPA under an Administrative Order on Consent for remedial design and engineering and a Consent Decree for remedial action implementation for Operable Unit 8 (OU8), commonly referred to as Impoundments 1 and 2.

  • Remedy demonstration campaigns were successfully performed in 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023 providing important information on the process and procedures. to be incorporated into the remedial design.
  • Additional material removal campaigns will take place in 2024 as the project transitions from the remedial design phase to remedial action.