A City Council Study Session was held on Wednesday, November 29, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Building, 29450 Munro Street, Gibraltar, MI 48173. The objective of this meeting was to provide an informational session with questions and answers for the proposed Leachate (PFAS) Treatment System Project at the Countywide Landfill Site, which is part of the DSC McLouth Steel Gibraltar Superfund Site (15701 Vreeland Road). The session was be led by the City of Gibraltar with guest speakers from Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) and Arcadis of Michigan, LLC (Arcadis).
A recording the meeting is available here: Facebook recording of Study Session regarding proposed Leachate Treatment System.
In regards to the requested PFAS background information and site information from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) please refer to the following links from their Michigan PFAS Action Response Team (MPART) web site. The following links contain general information about PFAS, responses lead by EGLE, and a link for the DSC McLouth Steel-Gibraltar Plant Superfund Site, which encompasses Countywide Landfill (CWLF). EGLE will also provide a general discussion about PFAS and the site’s history during the meeting next week.
In regards to the PFAS experience for Arcadis and specific examples of similar treatment systems, please refer to the following qualifications statement:
Arcadis Qualifications Statement
PowerPoint presentation for the November 29, 2023 informational meeting regarding the proposed PFAS pre-treatment facility: PFAS PowerPoint Presentation