New Jersey Water Science Center
Great Falls of the Passaic River at Paterson, N.J.
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Technical Assistance to USEPA Superfund Program
Project Title: Technical Assistance to USEPA Superfund Program (NJ138)
The objective of this project is to provide technical support to USEPA - Region II personnel of the Emergency and Remedial Response Division (Superfund Program). The choice of sites requiring USGS technical assistance will be made by USEPA.
Statement of Problem
The U.S.Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) needs assistance in gathering information about regional conditions at Superfund Sites and in technically assessing on going and planned investigations at these sites.
Strategy and Approach
USGS personnal will provide technical support to USEPA personnel by reviewing superfund documents, attending public meetings and technical discussions with other regulatory organizations and with PRPs, and will technically review workplans, reports and other documents. USGS will provide retrievals of data from USGS data base, also hydrogeologic reports. USGS will prepare workplans for an field work that USGS may perform for the USEPA.