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RCRA  Corrective Action

Investigation Activities

CERCLA Creek Soil & Sediment Removal Action

Information Evaluation
GM is currently conducting RCRA Corrective Action at the Site pursuant to a RCRA Corrective Action Agreement between the U.S. EPA and GM, which became effective on March 20, 2001.

Corrective Action is required for all facilities which applied for a permit to manage hazardous waste. In essence, Corrective Action is an evaluation to determine whether plant waste management operations have impacted the environment and, if so, the cleanup work necessary to correct this impact. Corrective Action is designed to identify and address any significant risks to human health or the environment resulting from the release of contaminants to environmental media such as soil or water.

Under the terms of the Agreement, GM is taking the lead role to investigate the Site and perform any needed remediation work. The scope of investigation and any required cleanup work is reviewed with U.S. EPA and is conducted according to standards that are protective of public health and the environment. IDEM and USFWS are also involved with the review and comment on project scope and data evaluation.

The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) is a federal law that encourages recycling and requires responsible waste management in a manner that is protective of human health and the environment.
For more information: www.epa.gov/osw

Corrective Action is a process through which the areas of a facility that may have been affected by the management of solid or hazardous waste, or releases of hazardous constituents, are evaluated and, if necessary, remediated.

United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) Region V has signed an Agreement with GM for Corrective Action work at the Site.
For more information: www.epa.gov

Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) and United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) are co-operating with U.S. EPA and GM and providing review and comment on the Corrective Action work being performed at the Site.
For more information: www.in.gov/idem and www.fws.gov