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Gary Fill Site / Former Sand Mine

Phase II Environmental Site Assessment



The site is a former 80-acre sand mine, identified as the J-Pit, owned by the City of Gary, and operated by Beemsterboer Slag Corporation as a clean fill site. 


  • Conducted a Phase II Environmental Site Assessment (ESA)

  • Subsurface investigation activities to evaluate the fill included the advancement of six soil borings across the property 

  • Used an ATV drill rig to depths of 30 to 34 feet below surface grade

  • Evaluated the types of subsurface fill materials through soil and groundwater sampling

  • Used temporary monitoring wells and analytical testing to confirm or deny the presence of contamination

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