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Fact Sheet

March 2012

EPA Announces Public Availability Session for Parkview Well Superfund Site, Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska


EPA plans to host a Public Availability Session in April to give a general site update. Representatives will be available to listen to the concerns of the community, and answer questions local residents may have about the Superfund remediation process.

The Public Availability Session will be held:

Monday, April 9, 2012
7:00-9:00 p.m.
City Hall
100 East 1st Street
Grand Island, Nebraska

EPA Region 7 is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate in the meeting, please notify the EPA Reasonable Accommodations Coordinator, Jonathan Cooper, 800-223-0425 or at cooper.jonathan@epa.gov. Speech or hearing impaired individuals should email or call using the local relay service. 


The Parkview Well Site is located in Grand Island, Nebraska. Two ground water contaminant plumes, the Northern Plume and the Southern Plume, have been identified at the site.

The Northern Plume is being addressed by a responsible party (Case New Holland America) through the Nebraska Remedial Action Plan Monitoring Act  program under the oversight of NDEQ; whereas, the Southern Plume has no viable responsible party and was placed on the National Priority List (NPL).

The NPL portion of the site has been separated into two Operable Units: OU 1, the interim remedial action to address ground water contamination within and near the Parkview Subdivision, and to protect private and municipal wells impacted or threatened by the ground water contamination above cleanup levels; and OU 2, the site-wide final remedial action, which includes the Southern Plume source area and remaining ground water contamination. Operable Units divide an NPL site into smaller projects to more effectively manage the remediation efforts at the site.


EPA encourages the community to review the Administrative Record which contains information about past cleanup activities and next steps. The Administrative Record is available during normal business hours at the following locations:

EPA Records Center
901 N. Fifth St.
Kansas City, Kan.

Edith Abbott Memorial Library
211 North Washington Street
Grand Island, Neb.


Questions or requests for information can be submitted to:

Ben Washburn
Community Involvement Coordinator
U.S. EPA Region 7
901 N. Fifth St.
Kansas City, KS 66101
Toll-free: (800) 223-0425
Email: washburn.ben@epa.gov

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