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Title: 2015 Site Environmental Report Fernald Preserve

The Fernald Preserve 2015 Site Environmental Report provides stakeholders with the results from the Fernald, Ohio, Site’s environmental monitoring programs for 2015; a summary of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) activities conducted onsite; and a summary of the Fernald Preserve’s compliance with the various environmental regulations, compliance agreements, and DOE policies that govern site activities. This report has been prepared in accordance with the “Integrated Environmental Monitoring Plan,” which is Attachment D of the Comprehensive Legacy Management and Institutional Controls Plan (LMICP) (DOE 2016). Remediation of the Fernald Preserve has been successfully completed with the exception of the groundwater. During 2015, activities at the Fernald Preserve included: environmental monitoring activities related to direct radiation, groundwater, and surface water; ecological restoration monitoring and maintenance as well as inspections, care, and monitoring of the site and the OSDF to ensure that provisions of the LMICP are fully implemented; OSDF leak detection monitoring and collection, monitoring, and treatment of leachate from the OSDF; extraction, monitoring, and treatment of contaminated groundwater from the Great Miami Aquifer (Operable Unit 5); ongoing operation of the Fernald Preserve Visitors Center, associated outreach, and educational activities; and monitoring as specified in the site’s National Pollutant Discharge Eliminationmore » System (NPDES) permit. Environmental monitoring programs were developed to ensure that the remedy remains protective of the environment. The requirements of these programs are described in detail in the LMICP and reported in this Site Environmental Report.« less
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2]
  1. Navarro Research and Engineering, Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
  2. US Department of Energy, Washington, DC (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1259869
Report Number(s):
LMS/FER/S--13591
TRN: US1601534
DOE Contract Number:
LM0000421
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Research Org:
US Department of Energy, Washington, DC (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Chief Information Officer (IM), IT Policy and Governance (IM-20)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; FEED MATERIALS PRODUCTION CENTER; GROUND WATER; MONITORING; ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION; POLLUTION REGULATIONS; OHIO; PUBLIC BUILDINGS; COMPLIANCE; DECONTAMINATION; REMEDIAL ACTION; AQUIFERS; DETECTION; ENVIRONMENT; INSPECTION; LEAKS; MANAGEMENT; POLLUTANTS; SURFACE WATERS site environmental report; Fernald Preserve