This Remediation Plan (Plan) has been prepared by Woodard & Curran (W&C) on behalf of the University of Massachusetts (UMass) to comply with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requirements for a polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) cleanup and disposal under 40 CFR Part 761.61. This plan describes the data collected and details the proposed remedial approach for PCB-containing caulking and PCB-impacted building materials to be encountered during planned renovations at the Grayson House and Field House dormitories located within the Orchard Hill Residential Area at 141 Orchard Hill Drive on the UMass Campus in Amherst, Massachusetts.
The PCB remediation work is being incorporated into the building wide window and door replacement activities for dormitories within the Orchard Hill Area. In 2011, remediation activities were conducted on the Webster House in accordance with the PCB Decontamination and Disposal Approval issued under 40 CFR 761.61 (c) and 761.79(h) and received by UMass on July 5, 2011. Remediation activities for the Grayson and Field Houses are scheduled to be completed as follows:
- 2012: Removal and replacement of east elevation windows and doors and all first floor windows and doors
- 2013: Removal and replacement of west elevation windows and doors