Environmental Monitoring Commencement

Environmental Monitoring Commencement Environmental monitoring commenced at the Macdonaldtown Gasworks Remediation site in October 2014 when the first project works were undertaken. The environmental monitoring program included the measurement of dust, odour, volatile organic compound, noise and vibration levels at the project site boundaries, on the site itself and at locations in the community. For…

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Offsite Treatment Trials

Offsite Treatment Trials Determining the most suitable treatment method During the project planning phase, a targeted investigation was performed to determine remediation excavation areas and to estimate excavation volumes. The investigation also involved removing small samples of contaminated material and treating them at a specially licensed offsite facility using a variety of technologies: Bioremediation – the…

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Planning Approval

Planning Approval In order to undertake the remediation works, RailCorp required Project Approval from the NSW Department of Planning & Environment (DoP&E). The process to achieve Project Approval for the remediation comprised the following key steps: Preparation of a Preliminary Environmental Assessment to identify key project issues (completed in April 2010); Specialist studies on the…

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