Published: March 2000
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announces a 60-day extension of the public comment period for the Operable Unit V Proposed Plan. This plan, which details the proposed remedy for Peconic River sediments and related areas at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), is available for review at the libraries listed below. This plan is also available electronically on the world wide web at http://www.oer.dir.bnl.gov/ou5doc.html.
The public comment period now extends from February 15 to May 15, 2000. Written comments may be e-mailed to email@example.com or mailed to:
George Malosh, Brookhaven Group Manager
U.S. Department of Energy-Brookhaven Group
Attn: OU V
P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000
Four meetings have been held in late February and early March to discuss the proposed cleanup plan. Additional information is available from the contacts listed below.
Following the public comment period, all comments will be reviewed and considered. A final remediation decision will be made by DOE, with the concurrence of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and approval by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This decision will be documented in the Operable Unit V Record of Decision. Following the signing of the Record of Decision, the selected remedy will be designed and implemented.
Located in Upton, N.Y., BNL is classified as an Inactive Hazardous Waste Site by the DEC. BNL is on the EPA's National Priorities List.
For more information, contact:
Brookhaven National Laboratory
U.S. Department of Energy
Copies of the Operable Unit V Proposed Plan are available for review at:
Longwood Public Library
800 Middle Country Rd
Middle Island, NY
Mastics-Moriches-Shirley Public Library
301 William Floyd Parkway
BNL Research Library
U.S. EPA, Region II Library
New York, NY