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Posted on: November 15, 2022

Public Comment Period for Former Marchant/Whitney Site Draft Feasibility Study/Remedial Action Plan

WHAT IS BEING PROPOSED? 
The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) invites you to review and comment on the draft Feasibility Study/Remedial Action Plan (FS/RAP) for the Former Marchant/Whitney Site located at 5679 Horton Street in Emeryville, CA 94608. Environmental investigations conducted throughout the Site have found cadmium in soil, total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH) in soil and groundwater, and volatile organic compounds (VOCs), primarily trichloroethene (TCE), in soil, groundwater and soil vapor (air in between soil particles). TCE contaminated groundwater also extends to the west of the Site. 

HOW DO I PARTICIPATE? 
During the public comment period, from November 22, 2022, to January 12, 2023, you can review the draft FS/RAP and IS/MND. Please send comments no later than January 12 to: Tom Price, Project Manager, DTSC Berkeley Office, 700 Heinz Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94710 or at Thomas.Price@dtsc.ca.gov. You are also invited to attend a virtual public meeting on December 13, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. at: https://bit.ly/3yP5rsR or dial (669) 900-68333 and enter Meeting ID 871 1873 2615. 

WHERE DO I GET MORE INFORMATION? 
To review the draft FS/RAP please visit https://bit.ly/3zUzrUz. The Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration can be reviewed by visiting https://bit.ly/3EfVXKb, You can also visit Emeryville City Hall at 1333 Park Avenue, Emeryville, CA 94608 [call (510) 596-4372 for an appointment] or visit the Golden Gate Branch of the Oakland Public Library at 5606 San Pablo Avenue, Emeryville, CA 94608 [call (510) 597-5023 for hours]. You may also contact DTSC staff: Tom Price, Project Manager at (510) 540-3811 or Thomas.Price@dtsc.ca.gov ; James Gambrell, Public Participation Specialist at (510) 529-7199, toll-free at (866) 495-5651 or James.Gambrell@dtsc.ca.gov; For Media Inquiries: Russ Edmondson, Public Information Officer, (916) 323-3372, or Russ.Edmondson@dtsc.ca.gov. 

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