Chemical Plants, Phytoremediation

Landfill & Lagoon Closure

Dye Manufacturing Facility; New York

OBJECTIVES

Roux completed a remedial investigation/feasibility study (RI/FS) and remediation of a landfill and two chemical waste lagoons. Remediation included: onsite processing of 6,000 tons of hazardous lagoon sludge, an enhanced bioremediation injection system, and design of a unique phyto-cap for the landfill.

We designed and constructed a New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) approved alternative landfill cover for a 9-acre industrial landfill at this former manufacturing facility. The evapotranspiration cover consists of a mixture of phytotechnology and indigenous plant species. The alternative cover reduced closure cost and won a Wildlife Habitat Council award for habitat creation.

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PROJECT DETAILS
Location

Rensselaer, New York

Client

Dye Manufacturing Facility

Services

Remedial Investigation

Feasibility Study

Alternative Landfill Cover Design/Construction

Sludge Processing

Enhanced Bioremediation Injection System