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Eugene Manufactured Gas Plant (Former)

Summary Information
(last updated on: 8/6/2020 1:48:24 PM)
(8/6/20 DEH) The former Eugene Manufactured Gas Plant site is located on the Willamette River in downtown Eugene. The plant operated from 1907 until 1950. Contamination from the plant consisting of petroleum related MGP waste contaminated soil and groundwater at the site and adjacent to the river. DEQ approved final remedial design plans in early 2019. DEQ entered into a Consent Judgment with EWEB, PacifiCorp and Cascade Corporation in August 2019. The judgment requires implementation of the cleanup plans and long term care for contamination left in place. Cleanup of contaminated soil and MGP waste, as well as river bank stabilization were completed between September and December 2019. EWEB developed a Site Management plan in May 2020 and recorded a deed restriction on the property on August 6, 2020 to prohibit groundwater use and to manage and inspect the cap and bank stabilization areas.
General Site Information
Site: Eugene Manufactured Gas Plant (Former) (ECSI Site ID: 1723) CERCLIS (EPA) Id
Project Manager: Donald Hanson Investigative Status:Listed on the Confirmed Release List or Inventory
PM Phone: (541) 687-7349 NPL(National Priority Listing):No
Address: 700 block of E 8th Ave. (north of 8th) Is this site an Orphan?No
Eugene, 97401 Is this site a brownfield?No
County: LANE Action Underway or Needed: REMEDIAL ACTION
Region: Western Region Click for more details ...  
NOTE: This site has one or more long-term controls designed to manage site risks. Click here for details.

Site Documents
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File NameCategory File Size MB Document Date Upload Date
1723-EWEB-MGP-SiteManagementPlan-06-17-2020.pdf E&ES documents 12.3667 6/17/2020 6/24/2020
1723-EWEB-MGP-EES-08-06-2020.pdf E&ES documents 0.7328 8/6/2020 8/6/2020
RDRA_ConsentJudgment_09Aug2019.pdf Orders/Consent Judgments 8.8409 8/9/2019 3/5/2020
1723-FinalCompletionReportTextTableFigDrawings-04-16-2020.pdf Reports 5.6591 4/16/2020 4/17/2020
1723EugeneMGPEWEBmainROD01052015.pdf RODs/Staff Reports 1.5897 1/5/2015 12/29/2016
1723EugeneMGPStaffReportSummary08292014.pdf RODs/Staff Reports 1.6545 8/29/2014 12/29/2016
1723EugeneMGPCulDeSacPortionStaffReport08282014.pdf RODs/Staff Reports 1.5657 8/28/2014 4/25/2017
1723EugeneMGPMainPortionStaffReport08282014.pdf RODs/Staff Reports 1.2216 8/28/2014 4/25/2017
1723EugeneMGPCuldeSacROD01212015.pdf RODs/Staff Reports 0.9833 1/21/2015 3/3/2020
RDRA_WorkPlan_100615.pdf Work Plans 1.7640 10/6/2015 1/6/2020
Site Links
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Link to EWEB Cleanup Project Page

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Site Location
EWEB MGP Cleanup Site Map
Site Remediation Fact Sheet, Page 1
Site Remediation Fact Sheet, Page 2
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