CLEANUP OF THE CENTRAL PLATING SITE
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Walpole Town Office, 34 Elm Street, Walpole, NH
The Town of Walpole will hold a public meeting to discuss the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) funded Brownfields Cleanup Project for the Central Plating Site located at 12 Westminster Street in Walpole. This project will focus on the removal of the existing building and the removal of targeted soils contaminated by historical plating operations as proposed in the Analysis of Brownfields Cleanup Alternatives (ABCA)/Remedial Action Plan (RAP). The public meeting will be held to gather comments on the ABCA/RAP on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 11:00 AM. Due to the COVID-19/Coronavirus crisis and in accordance with Governor Sununu’s Emergency Order #12 pursuant to Executive Order 2020-04, and to properly ensure the safety of the public and meeting participants, this body is authorized to meet electronically. The meeting will be held virtually through the web-based platform Zoom and the access code to join the meeting will be posted on the town website at https://www.walpolenh.us/town-news. During this public meeting, project representatives will discuss the funding mechanisms, project requirements, and recommended cleanup strategies for the site.
The Town of Walpole is currently receiving public comments on the ABCA/RAP, and the public comment period will run 30 days, ending on Thursday, November 5, 2020. The information repository for this project, including the ABCA/RAP and other environmental information is located at the Walpole Town Hall. These documents can be viewed electronically on the Town’s Website at https://www.walpolenh.us/epa-grant.html, or in person at the Walpole Town Hall during their normal business hours. For more information or to provide comment, contact Steve Rickerich of Ransom Consulting, LLC at 603-436-1490, or Peggy Pschirrer at the Walpole Town Hall at 603-756-3672; or comments can be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.