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March 8, 2013

Soil being trucked from Beede site

Soil from the Beede Waste Oil Superfund site headed for landfill

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“Most people in the area shouldn’t know we are doing anything,” he said. “If they see one of the trucks, they should know it’s just a little bit of the problem getting better.”

Fitzgerald said he visited the site last week to see the process for himself.

“Our town staff is very involved in the process,” he said. “We are making sure people don’t mistakenly drive into a Superfund site.”

The Beede group has been in touch with Timberlane Regional School District Superintendent Dr. Earl Metzler to coordinate the trucking schedule with school buses.

“This summer, we obtained their bus routes,” Howard said. “Trucks are instructed not to be on Main Street when buses are scheduled to drop off or pick up kids.”

The first phase of soil cleanup will last 28 days and involve an estimated 565 truckloads of soil, Howard said. After this phase is complete, crews will begin installation of equipment at the new water treatment plant. The next phase of soil removal is scheduled for 2016, following a steaming process which will remove contaminated vapors.

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