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EBC Brownfields Committee Meeting

Presentation by:
Ed Hathaway
Remedial Prjoect Manager
US EPA
1 Congress St.
Boston, MA 02114-2023

Site Information

  • Title of Superfund Site: Eastland Woolen Mill
  • Location of Site: Corinna, ME
  • Brief description of site: Site is a former textile mill which operated from 1909 to 1996 adjacent to the East Branch of the Sebasticook River. Construction for the non-time-critical removal action (1999-2005) has been extensive and consisted of: demolition of the mill complex buildings, construction of a temporary low-temperature thermal desorption soil treatment system; excavation, stockpiling, and on-site thermal treatment of contaminated soils from five areas; river channel diversion and relocation; removal and disposal of debris and hazardous waste; construction of a temporary groundwater extraction and treatment system to control groundwater encountered during excavation activities and subsurface investigations; construction of temporary in-situ chemical oxidation (ISCO) injection wells in three overburden source areas for remedial treatment applications, surveying services, and site restoration.Additional construction was performed from 2005 through 2006, consisting of public water supply connections, temporary ISCO injection well construction in one bedrock source area, temporary groundwater extraction wells to assist in oxidant control during treatment, overburden and bedrock long-term monitoring well installations, and site restoration.