2000-12-11 – EMSI Monthly Status Report – November 2000

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ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT SUPPORT INC.
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12335 West 53111 Ave. Suite 201 Telephone (303) 940-3426
Arvada, CO 80002 Telecopter (303) 940-3422
[email protected]

December 11, 2000
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region Vll 726 Minnesota Avenue Kansas City, Kansas 66101
ATTENTION : Mr. Dan Wall
SUBJECT : Monthly Status Report-November 2000 West Lake Landfill Operable Unit 1, Bridgeton, Missouri
Dear Mr. Wall,
On behalfofCotter Corporation (N.S.L.), Laidlaw Waste Systems (Bridgeton), Inc., Rock Road Industries, Inc., and the United Sates Department of Energy (the “Respondents”), Engineering Management Support lnc. (EMSI) submits the attached status report for the month ofNovember 2000 as required by paragraph 56 ofthe West Lake Landfill Administrative Order on Consent, Docket No. VII-93-F-005. If you have any questions or desire additional infom1ation related to this status report or any other aspect ofthe project, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Sincerely,
ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT SUPPORT, Inc.

Paul V. Rosasco, P .E.
Distribution :
John Niffenegger-Sverdrup
Doug B01To-Allied Waste Industries, Inc.
Ward Herst-Herst & Associates, lnc.
Michael Hockley-Spencer Fane Britt & Browne
Steve Landau -Cotter Corporation
Charlotte Neitzel -Holme Robe1ts & Owen
William Spurgeon-U. S. Department of Energy
William Werner-The Stolar Partnership
W.E. Whitaker-Rock Road Industries
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Monthly Status Report-November 2000
West Lake Landfill Operable Unit 1
Bridgeton, Missouri

This status report has been prepared by Engineering Management Support Inc. (EMS£) on behalf of Cotter Corporation (N.S.L.), Bridgeton Landfill, LLC (fom1erly known as Laidlaw Waste Systems [Bridgeton] Inc.), Rock Road Industries, Inc., and the United Sates Department of Energy (the “Respondents”) for Operable Unit -1 (OU-1) at the West Lake Landfill as required by paragraph 56 ofthe West Lake Landfill Administrative Order on Consent, Docket No. Vll-93-F-005.
1. Work Performed During November 2000
The following activities were initiated, continued or completed as part of the OU-1 Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study (Rl/FS) during this reporting period:
Fieldwork -Sample Collection/ Analysis
None.
Repmt Preparation
None.
Project Management
EMSI prepared the October 2000 monthly status report.
Meetings
None.
Con·espondence

During this reporting period EMSI transmitted to Mr. Dan Wall of EPA the Monthly Status Report for October 2000 on November 14, 2000; and


On a November 30, 2000 telephone conversation, Mr. Paul Rosasco ofEMSI and Mr. Dan Wall of EPA discussed options for completing soil removal and closing-out activities associated with the Crossroads properties.

2. Work Scheduled to be Performed during December 2000/January 2001
The following activities will be conducted during December 2000 and January 2001:
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• Prepare revisions to the draft Feasibility Study (FS) report in response to EPA comments and in accordance with the responses to comments submitted on May 8, 2000, the results ofthe discussions at the June \4,2000 meeting, and EPA’s comments on the Technical Memorandum “Evaluation of Potential Hot Spot Occurrences and Removal for Radiologically Impacted Soil”. As requested by Mr. Dan Wall ofthe U.S. EPA during the September 20, 2000 conference call between EPA and the Respondents, revision ofthe draft FS report will not be completed until after the meeting between the Missouri Department of Natural Resource and EPA has been held to discuss potential additional comments to the draft FS.
3. Problems Encountered
None.
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