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The U.S. Army Devens BRAC Environmental Office will be conducting a public site tour on Thursday, Aug. 30, at 2 p.m. to view environmental cleanup activities being performed by the Army at the former Fort Devens Superfund sites known as Shepley’s Hill Landfill and the former Railroad Roundhouse both located along Plow Shop Pond in Ayer.

The SHL cleanup action involves the construction of a subsurface barrier wall to mitigate the discharge of arsenic-in-groundwater from the Army landfill to PSP.

The Railroad Roundhouse cleanup action involves the removal and disposal of contaminated sediment from PSP within the shoreline areaadjacent to the former roundhouse.

Members of the public are invited to attend the site tour to gain an additional perspective on environmental remediation work at Devens. If you are interested in attending please arrive at the Devens DPW office parking lot located at 99 Buena Vista St. Devens at 2 p.m.

The Army encourages you to attend this forum to gain an additional perspective on environmental remediation work at Devens. For more information, please contact the BRAC Environmental Office at 978-796-2205 or email robert.j.simeone.civ@mail.mil.

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Site tour planned of Devens cleanup
Site tour planned of Devens cleanup
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The U.S. Army Devens BRAC Environmental Office will be conducting a public site tour on Thursday, Aug. 30, at 2 p.m. to view environmental cleanup activities being performed by the Army at the former Fort Devens Superfund sites known as Shepley’s Hill Landfill and the former Railroad Roundhouse both located along Plow Shop Pond in Ayer.

The SHL cleanup action involves the construction of a subsurface barrier wall to mitigate the discharge of arsenic-in-groundwater from the Army landfill to PSP.

The Railroad Roundhouse cleanup action involves the removal and disposal of contaminated sediment from PSP within the shoreline areaadjacent to the former roundhouse.

Members of the public are invited to attend the site tour to gain an additional perspective on environmental remediation work at Devens. If you are interested in attending please arrive at the Devens DPW office parking lot located at 99 Buena Vista St. Devens at 2 p.m.

The Army encourages you to attend this forum to gain an additional perspective on environmental remediation work at Devens. For more information, please contact the BRAC Environmental Office at 978-796-2205 or email robert.j.simeone.civ@mail.mil.

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We invite you to use our commenting platform to engage in insightful conversations about issues in our community. We reserve the right at all times to remove any information or materials that are unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, indecent or otherwise objectionable to us, and to disclose any information necessary to satisfy the law, regulation, or government request. We might permanently block any user who abuses these conditions.