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Main Title Superfund record of decision : Glen Ridge Radium, NJ : first remedial action /
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Emergency and Remedial Response.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Year Published 1989
Report Number EPA/ROD/R02-89/079
Stock Number PB90-114695
OCLC Number 23093505
Subjects Hazardous waste sites--New Jersey ; Glen Ridge Radium (NJ)
Additional Subjects Radioactive wastes ; Radium ; Site surveys ; Radon compounds ; Hazardous materials ; Public health ; Cost analysis ; Monitoring ; Gramma rays ; Radiation shielding ; Radioactive waste disposal ; Superfund program ; Remedial actions ; East Orange(New Jersey)
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBD RPS EPA ROD-R02-89-079 repository copy AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 10/17/2014
NTIS  PB90-114695 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 98 p.
The Glen Ridge Radium site is in the Borough of Glen Ridge and the town of East Orange in Essex County, New Jersey. The soil at the site is contaminated to varying degrees with radioactive waste materials suspected to have originated from radium processing or utilization facilities located nearby during the early 1900s. Temporary radon ventilation systems and gamma radiation shielding have been installed and maintained by EPA and the State to reduce indoor exposures. The primary contaminant of concern affecting the soil and structures in radium 226 which delays to radon gas. The selected remedial action for the includes excavation of approximately 41,000 cu yd of highly contaminated soil and an unspecified amount of debris followed by offsite disposal; installation and maintenance of indoor engineering controls at less contaminated properties; environmental monitoring to ensure remedy effectiveness; and continuation of a treatment technology study for future actions.
"June 30, 1989." "PB90-114695." "Office of Emergency and Remedial Response." "EPA/ROD/R02-89/079."