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EPA Extends Public Comment Period for Peterson/Puritan Superfund Site Plan

Release Date: 10/31/2014
Contact Information: Sarah White, (617) 918-1026

BOSTON – The public comment period has been extended on the Proposed Plan to clean up the Peterson/Puritan, Inc. Superfund Site, Operable Unit 2 (OU 2), located in Cumberland and Lincoln, R.I. The public comment period, which began on August 8, 2014 will now end on January 23, 2015.

EPA will provide written responses to all public comments in a Responsiveness Summary which will be a part of the OU2 Record of Decision for the Site.

EPA’s Proposed Plan for the Peterson/Puritan, Inc. Superfund Site, OU 2 is available for review on the EPA web site at: Copies of the proposed plan are available in the Peterson/Puritan, Inc. Superfund Site repository located at both the Town of Lincoln and Town of Cumberland Public Libraries. Copies of the proposed plan may be requested by contacting Sarah White of EPA at 617-918-1026.

The main components of OU 2 include the J. M. Mills Landfill, the Nunes Parcel and an area between these two areas called the “Unnamed Island.” The Site is located within the Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor.

Written comments may be mailed, faxed or emailed to:

Dave Newton, RPM
NH/RI Superfund Section
US EPA Region 1
5 Post Office Square/ Mail Code: OSRR07-1
Boston, MA 02109-3912
FAX: 617-918-0243

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