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