Are there any hazards to people currently using the park?

Over the past few decades, federal and state regulatory agencies have tested portions of the site for various contaminants of concern. Although these investigations did require certain, limited cleanup activities, nothing has been found that has prompted immediate enforcement action and modification of current uses.

It is important to note that previous assessments were judged against risk levels set for residential use. Since the most recent cleanup in 2010, new regulations have set recreational risk levels that account for the differences between these land uses and their associated risks. In short, there is nothing that has led us or any regulators to believe that excessive hazards currently exist.

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1. What is a Brownfield?
2. What is the Voluntary Remediation Program?
3. Why is the City now taking the lead on cleanup efforts?
4. What is the cost?
5. What about the reservoir?
6. Are there any hazards to people currently using the park?
7. What is the timeline?
8. What about the Southside Trail?
9. What about the rest of the old tank farm?
10. Should I be concerned that my house or property is within the boundary of the old tank farm?