Restoration Advisory Board Public Meeting ~ Thursday December 8 ~ Regarding the Former Naval Weapons Industrial Reserve Plant (NWIRP)

~ Submitted on behalf of the US Navy

The Navy will hold a meeting of the Restoration Advisory Board regarding the former Naval Weapons Industrial Reserve Plant (NWIRP) and the status of Navy’s continuing cleanup actions. The Navy will hold a hybrid (in person and virtual) RAB meeting on Thursday, December 8, 2022, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.  The meeting is open to the public. 

To attend the meeting in person:

Bedford Town Center Building
Flint Room, 2nd Floor
12 Mudge Way
Bedford, MA

To attend the meeting virtually it is being held online 

Meeting Link: https://tinyurl.com/RAB8DEC
Meeting ID: 256 649 053 618
Passcode: fBkvM4


Join by phone: 1 617-865-5234
Access code: 835 449 599#

The meeting will include a presentation specific to the ongoing environmental cleanup activities for the Environmental Restoration sites at former NWIRP Bedford consisting of Site 3 (Chlorinated Solvent Groundwater Plume), and Site 4 (Benzene, Toluene, Ethylbenzene, and Xylenes Groundwater Plume).  The environmental cleanups at former NWIRP Bedford are being conducted under the federal Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), also known as “Superfund”.  The meeting will include a summary of the current status of the ongoing remedial actions implemented at the environmental restoration sites.  Representatives from the U.S. Navy, USEPA, and MassDEP will be available to answer questions during the meeting.

Reports on environmental actions are made available to the public through the Navy’s Administrative Record (AR) File for former NWIRP Bedford.  The AR File contains data and documentation supporting past site decisions regarding the Navy’s environmental restoration cleanup of former NWIRP Bedford.  The AR File for former NWIRP Bedford is available electronically at: https://administrative-records.navfac.navy.mil/?ML6J_U3JG4XM3TL

For those with no internet and/or computer access, a copy of the AR File was placed in a binder (called the AR File CD Binder) that is updated yearly and is available at the Bedford Public Library (located at 7 Mudge Way, Bedford, MA 01730). 

For more information on the Administrative Record or about this public meeting, please contact NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic Public Affairs at (757) 341-1410/11 or email NAVFAC_ML_PAO@navy.mil.


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