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RECORD NUMBER: 3 OF 5
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Superfund record of decision : Bailey Waste Disposal, TX : first remedial action - final.|
|CORP Author||United States. Environmental Protection Agency.|
|Publisher||U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Emergency and Remedial Response ; Reproduced by National Technical Information Service,|
|Subjects||Hazardous waste sites--Texas.|
|Additional Subjects||Earth fills ; Industrial wastes ; Hazardous materials ; Site surveys ; Sites ; Licenses ; Public health ; Water pollution ; Organic compounds ; Solid waste disposal ; Cost analysis ; Regulations ; Remedial actions ; Superfund program ; Cleanup operations ; Bridge City(Texas)|
The Bailey Waste Disposal site is an inactive industrial waste facility located approximately 3 miles southwest of Bridge City, Orange County, Texas and is part of a saltwater marshland which includes two ponds. Industrial wastes, primarily organics, were disposed of along the north and east margins of Pond A with four separate areas of contamination identified. They include: a waste channel that contains a minimum of 44,000 cu yd of industrial waste and debris; an area that contains 21,000 cu yd of municipal and industrial waste; a drum disposal area that contains fifty-eight corroded drums with 80 cu yd of industrial waste; and a series of waste pits that contains 1900 cu yd of tar-like wastes. The primary contaminants affecting the sediments include: VOCs, aromatic and chlorinated hydrocarbons, PAHs, and metals. The selected remedial actions for this site are discussed. The estimated present worth for this remedial action is $13,700,000.
"06/28/88." "PB89-153753." "EPA/ROD/R06-88/035." "Office of Emergency and Remedial Response."