80 11th Avenue, New York, NY,10011


Brownfield MGP "Vapor Intrusion" VOCs SSDS

Responsive Realty c/o Mendon Leasing
Site Description[1]
The site is located along 11th Avenue, between 18th and 19th Streets. It is the location of the IAC building designed by Frank Gehry. This site was a transition to the BCP from former Site V00624. Remediation was completed in accordance with a Remedial Action Work Plan approved under the VCP. An Environmental Easement for the property was filed on July 31, 2006, restricting future use to industrial/commercial, and requiring: 1) monitoring and maintenence of the subsurface barrier, 2) continuous operation of a sub-level ventilation system 3) annual certification. The Final Engineering Report, which documents the successful remediation of this site, was approved on August 31, 2006. A Certificate of Completion was issued for this site on September 27, 2006. Institutional controls required by the environmental easement were certified February 9, 2007. Annual certification of institutional and engineering controls was provided on March 25, 2008 and approved on April 25th.

Site Environmental Assessment
The site was significantly contaminated with MGP wastes and petroleum. The RAWP required excavation of the site to depths of 15 to 18 feet across the site to accommodate the construction of a new office building with subsurface parking. Subsurface barriers and an active ventilation system were also components of the site remedy. Construction activities started in summer 2004 and were official completed with the approval of the Final Engineering Report on August 31, 2006.

Site Health Assessment
On-site soils and groundwater are contaminated with petroleum-related contaminants. The site is paved; therefore, direct contact exposure is not expected. The area is served with public water; therefore, ingestion exposure is not expected. Assessment of the potential for inhalation exposures via vapor intrusion will be conducted during the remedial investigation.

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