Former Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP) Remediation

Brookside delivered safe and innovative solutions to this Brooklyn-based client, whose former gas plant presented a full spectrum of environmental problems. Our professionals completed several phases of remediation work, including soil testing, excavation, and drum disposal. Brookside cleaned this hazardous site promptly and efficiently, in a manner best suited to the client’s needs.

Services Provided:

  • Completed:
    • Deep test pits
    • Soil excavation and disposal
    • Installation of product recovery trenching and wells
    • Dewatering
    • Drum identification and disposal
  • Provided a trailer-mounted foam unit to cover the soil during
  • test pit activities, in order to suppress strong odors
  • Located three 100′ diameter concrete and steel gas holders
  • that extended 20′ below grade, and were
  • previously backfilled with coal tar sludge
  • Identified, categorized, labeled, manifested, transported,
  • and disposed of over 600 drums