DEC Announces Cleanup of Contamination Will Begin at State Superfund Site on Bank St., Batavia

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FACT SHEET Batavia Iron and Metal Company, Inc., Batavia, NY 14020, SITE No. 819018 Remedial Action is about to begin to address contaminated soils related to former operations at the Batavia Iron and Metal Company, Inc. site (“site”) located at 301 Bank Street, Batavia, Genesee County under New York’s State Superfund Program. Please take a look at the map for the site location. The cleanup activities will be performed by Environmental Service Group (ESG), with oversight provided by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) and MACTEC Engineering and Geology, P.C. The site is listed as a class "2" site in the State, Registry of Inactive Hazardous Waste Disposal Sites (list of State Superfund sites). A class 2 site represents a significant threat to public health or the environment; action is required.  The cleanup will address contamination in soil to meet the requirements outlined in the Record of Decision dated April 2013 and will be protective of public health and the environment. Remedial activities are expected to begin in March 2023, and last approximately 16 months, including a winter shutdown. The estimated cost to implement the remedy is $13,461,000.