Clinton Coal Gas Community Advisory Group Webpage
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The purpose of this web page is to provide information related to clean up activities at the Clinton Coal Gas Site and other former manufactured gas plant sites. Links include EPA fact sheets, comments the community advisory group has submitted to EPA, and links to other resources.
Community Advisory Group Comments
Summaries of Cleanup Strategies
Additional Information on Monitored Natural Attenuation for Groundwater Clean-up
Links to Other Former Manufactured Gas Plant Sites
The following links on the Internet provide examples of site assessment, cleanup, and redevelopment activities at several former manufactured gas plants around the country. Although these examples help show the range of activities at former manufactured gas plants, it is important to remember that each site is different and activities at one site may not reflect actions suitable for another site. Activities described at these Web sites may be outdated and may not represent current, ongoing activities.
- Waterloo Coal Gasification Site, Waterloo, Iowa, April 1998 (PDF)
Description of cleanup activities at Waterloo Coal Gasification Plant in Waterloo, Iowa. Includes use of thermal desorption unit constructed on site to treat PAH-contaminated soil.
- City Coal Gasification Plant, Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa
Public Health Assessment prepared by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry for the Mason City Coal Gasification Plant. The report is dated September 29, 1995. Includes summary of site investigation, contaminant concentrations, risk assessment, and conclusions.
- Mason City Coal Gasification Plant, Iowa, August 2002 (PDF)
Summary of clean-up actions at former manufactured gas plant in Mason City, Iowa. The clean-up strategy includes removal sources of groundwater contamination and monitored natural attenuation.
- Fairfield Coal Gasification Plant, Fairfield, Jefferson County, Iowa
Public Health Assessment prepared by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry for the Fairfield Coal Gasification Plant. The report is dated January 15, 1997. Includes summary of site investigation, contaminant concentrations, risk assessment, and conclusions. Results presented only include activities through 1994.
- Fairfield Coal Gasification Plant, Fairfield, Fact Sheet, June 2002 (PDF)
Description of cleanup activities and the second five-year review at the Fairfield Coal Gasification Plant, Fairfield, Iowa.
- Fairfield Coal Gasification Plant Second Five-Year Review, September 2002 (PDF)
Full text of the second five-year review at the Fairfield Coal Gasification Plant, Fairfield, Iowa. This review includes description of a pilot test for MNA to be used in place of the original pump and treat system for the groundwater. Groundwater cleanup objectives and groundwater monitoring data are also presented in the review.
- History and Contaminants, Marshalltown, Iowa
Summary of expedited site characterization for former manufactured gas plant site in Marshalltown, Iowa.
- Iowa City Former Manufactured Gas Plant, Iowa City, Iowa, December 1998 (PDF)
Brief summary of results of Expanded Site Investigation at Iowa City Former Manufactured Gas Plant Superfund Site in Iowa City, Iowa.
- Le Mars Coal Gas Superfund Site, Le Mars, Iowa, Fact Sheet, April 2002 (PDF)
Status report for EPA investigation to determine groundwater contamination and cleanup strategy in Le Mars, Iowa.
- Marengo Former Manufacturing Gas Plant, Fact Sheet, June 2002 (PDF)
Superfund Site Marengo, Iowa.
- Peoples Natural Gas, East Dubuque, Iowa, November 2002 (PDF)
Status of former MGP site investigation and cleanup.
- PG & E, Sacramento Site, California
Summary of clean up plan for former manufactured gas plant that includes use of monitored natural attenuation for groundwater treatment.
- Gulf States Utilities, Louisiana, October 2002 (PDF)
Summary of Site Investigation and final clean-up strategy at a former manufactures gas plant. Cleanup up strategy including treatment of contaminated soil at the site by thermal desorption followed by monitored natural attenuation for groundwater cleanup.
- Manufactured Gas Plants, New York
Website providing detailed information on environmental concerns associated with MGP sites. Documentation is also provided on site investigations and clean up decisions for MGP sites in New York.
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