Monthly update for Sellers Auto / Artist Studio petroleum cleanup site

Damon Taylor, CFEA, LEP
Orange County Environmental Protection Division
Petroleum Cleanup Team
800 N. Mercy Drive, Suite 4, Orlando, FL 32808
Voice (407) 836-1480, Suncom 356-1480, Fax (407) 836-1417

From: Damon.Taylor@ocfl.net [mailto:Damon.Taylor@ocfl.net]
Sent: Wednesday, November 01, 2006 4:06 PM
To: Mills, Louise P21324
Cc: Carlos.Gonzalez2@ocfl.net; Renee.Parker@ocfl.net; hortonra@terramaxinc.com
Subject: Monthly update for Sellers Auto / Artist Studio petroleum cleanup site 489201547 / 489201548

Ms. Mills,

I would like to take this opportunity to give you an update on the project. As a reminder, this site is completely funded by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and a Remedial Action Plan to clean up the site using multi-phase extraction and biosparging estimated a four year timeframe after startup. The responsible party (Jane Webster), has chosen Terramax Engineering to perform the cleanup.

The FDEP & delegated local program (Orange County Environmental Protection Division) have an open Work Order with Terramax to construct the designed remediation system and start it up. In addition to this Work Order, a follow-up work order was recently sent to the State for funding for one year’s worth of operation & maintenance of the system, baseline sampling and quarterly sampling. This second work order cannot be initiated until the startup has occurred under the first one.

The startup of the remediation system has not yet occurred. However, all treatment points have been installed (All remediation equipment has been received from the equipment manufacturer, Bisco Environmental, and is onsite now. I met with David Pineda of Terramax onsite yesterday and have been in almost daily contact with Robert Horton of Terramax since the construction began. The infiltration gallery in the gravel parking lot at the green building on the corner of Midway and Philadelphia is expected to begin near the near the end of this week. This will involve the removal of soil and the installation of a plastic infiltration gallery where the clean treated water from the remediation will ultimately be disposed of.

There are a lot of things that have to be accomplished to get the remediation system hooked up. A small crane will be needed to lift a heavy piece that needs to be attached to the building. There will be a lot of piping to the carbon vessels that will still have to be installed as well. OUC has received and acknowledged our request to set up an account, but three phase power service still needs to be provided to the remediation building. A privacy fence is also going to be installed around the building (on the inside of the chain link fence where it is now contained). The last step to hooking everything up is the trenching and replacement of sidewalk and asphalt along Philadelphia Avenue and through Lake Formosa Drive. Terramax has had a difficult time getting the permit with the City of Orlando, but told me yesterday that they expect to have it this week. The intrusive work of installing the trench line though Lake Formosa drive will likely occur on a weekend to minimize impact to business traffic.

David Pineda and Robert are working towards having the construction all ready by Thanksgiving week and starting the system up shortly after that. It may run longer than that, but we are working towards having the system started up by December 1, 2006. Please feel free to call me anytime if you need additional information or if you would like me to find something in our files.

Damon Taylor, CFEA, LEP
Orange County Environmental Protection Division
Petroleum Cleanup Team
800 N. Mercy Drive, Suite 4, Orlando, FL 32808
Voice (407) 836-1480, Suncom 356-1480, Fax (407) 836-1417

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