NRE-434-05-001 Weldon Spring Remedial Action Project
Weldon Spring Remedial Action Project Location: 25/3/2-4 Box 1 Visitors Register 20-07-07 Raffinate Pits and Quarry Report (June 1, 1967; received August 6, 1974) 20-07-10 Quarry Waste Removal Position Paper 20-03-03 Mailing Lists 20-04-02 Environmental Impact Statement 20-07-06 Preliminary Ground Water Study (December 1951)
About Weldon Spring Site Interpretive Center Department
The Weldon Spring Site is located in St. Charles County, 30 miles west of St. Louis. The site comprises two geographically distinct, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)-owned properties: the former Weldon Spring Chemical Plant and former Weldon Spring Quarry.
Weldon Spring quarry The first secret city
On the official map of the Weldon Spring Conservation Area, the quarry is anonymously designated as a restricted area, directly next to the KATY Trail. In the 1990s, the DOE spent millions of dollars cleaning up radioactive contamination in the Southeast Drainage area in between the Hamburg Quarry and the proposed residential development.
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Management Weldon Spring
the Weldon Spring Quarry. The disposal cell was constructed in the area formerly occupied by the Weldon Spring Uranium Feed Materials Plant production buildings. The cell provides long-term isolation and management of waste materials. The high point of the cell is approximately 75 feet above the surrounding terrain.!!! 45-acre
Weldon Spring Site environmental report for calendar year
May 01, 1994· The Weldon Spring site is located in southern St. Charles County, Missouri, approximately 48 km (30 mi) west of St. Louis. The site consists of two main areas, the Weldon Spring Chemical Plant and raffinate pits and the Weldon Spring Quarry.
Weldon Spring Site Historical Marker
Mar 22, 2021· Weldon Spring disposal cell is designated to last a thousand years and to withstand maximum precipitation events and earthquakes. Also, there is a long-term plan being administered by the U.S. Department of Energy with oversight by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.
Weldon SpringA Witness to the Dark History of Science
Sep 12, 2019· This was not only radioactive waste, but from 1941 to 1946 the U.S. Department of the Army used the Weldon Spring site to produce dinitrotoluene (DNT) and trinitrotoluene (TNT) explosives. Between 1941 and 1969, four raffinate pits and a limestone quarry were used for the disposal of chemicals, radioactive waste, and also some contaminated rubble.
Weldon Spring Quarry/Plant/Pits (USDOE/ARMY) - Weldon
Feb 26, 2007· Weldon Spring Quarry/Plant/Pits (USDOE/ARMY) EPA Id# MO3210090004 with 521,000 cubic yards of soil or other solid-based media (see glossary) have been treated, stabilized, or removed (roughly equivalent to 97 and a half football fields, covered 1 yard deep) . 900,104,000 gallons of water or other liquid-based media have been treated, stabilized
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Apr 30, 2015· The waste was thrown into an old limestone quarry and is known to have contaminated the groundwater, according to U.S. Department of Energy data. After the site was decommissioned, the 17,000 acres were parceled up the military retained ownership of some, while some of it became a nature reserve. The Weldon Spring Site remains under the
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ENERGY U.S. DEPARTMENT OF Legacy Management Weldon
The Army used the Weldon Spring Quarry, located 4 miles south of the feed materials plant, for disposal of TNT residues. The Quarry also was used as a dump for debris from cleanup prior to construction of the Weldon Spring Chemical Plant. A third raffinate pit, measuring 8.4 acres, was constructed for disposal of radioactive
Contamination: How Weldon Springs Went from Model to Mess
Oct 14, 2012· Like an abandoned set from a science-fiction movie, the Weldon Spring complex sits behind a 6-foot wire fence off Missouri Highway 94, two miles southwest of Highway 40.
RG 434, Public Involvement Records, Audiovisual Records
NRE-434-WS-PHO-0066 Weldon Springs Uranium Feed Materials Plant NRE-434-WS-PHO-0067 Quarry 1993, Three Million Gallons of Water NRE-434-WS-PHO-0068 Quarry Dump and Cover Operations in the late 50s and 60s
Superfund Record of Decision Weldon Spring Quarry Plant
-------f RECORD OF DECISION FOR REMEDIAL ACTION FOR THE QUARRY RESIDUALS OPERABLE UNIT AT THE WELDON SPRING SITE, WELDON SPRING MISSOURI 1 SITE HISTORY The Weldon Spring Quarry is one of two noncontiguous areas that constitute the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Weldon Spring site. The main area of the site is the chemical plant.
ENGINEERING SOIL SAMPLING FOR THE QUARRY
1.1NTRODUCTION 1.1 Site Description The Weldon Spring Quarry is located in St. Charles County. Missouri, about 30 mi west of St. Louis. The 10-acre quarry is located about 6 mi southwest of the junction of Missouri State Route 94 and U.S. route 40/61. The quarry is accessible from State Route 94 and is fenced and closed to the public.
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That trail, Kleba realized later, cut right behind the Weldon Spring site, a quarter-mile from the quarry. In 1993, Bachmann became pregnant with her fourth child.
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Weldon Materials is a leading New Jersey producer of crushed aggregates, hot mixed asphalt, and ready mixed concrete. Along with two quarries, Weldon operates nine hot mixed plants, three state-of-the-art ready mixed plants, and two contractor supply yards. A family business established in the 1890's, Weldon Materials and its subsidiaries have
Weldon Spring Quarry/Plant/Pits (USDOE/Army) -- Region 7
The Weldon Spring Quarry/Plant/Pitts (USDOE/Army) site covers 230 acres and is located between the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers. This site is closely associated with the nearby Weldon Spring Former Army Ordnance Works NPL site. A series of land transfers in the 1950s
Quarry residuals RI/FS scoping document. [Weldon Spring
In addition to scoping the entire process, this document will serve as the primary tool for planning and accomplishing all activities to be developed in the Quarry Residual RI/FS Work Plan. Subsequent tasks are difficult to plan at this time. 10 refs., 5 figs., 5 tabs.
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Weldon Spring Chemical Plant & Quarry. The Weldon Spring site comprises of different entities operated by the U.S. Department of Energy: the Weldon Spring Chemical Plant and the Weldon Spring Quarry. The site is located in St. Charles County, and the two operations are approximately 4 miles apart. The site was used to convert uranium and
ENERGY U.S. DEPARTMENT OF Legacy Management Weldon
placed the Weldon Spring Quarry on the National Priorities List (NPL) in 1987 because of the potential for groundwater contamination to adversely affect a Cleanup and Disposal Top: Newspaper advertisement seeking employees to work at the Weldon Spring Ordnance Works. Bottom: Weldon Spring Chemical Plant. Link to Weldon Spring Site Timeline
EEOICPA Covered Facilities: Weldon Spring Quarry
Weldon Spring Quarry is listed as a Department of Energy (DOE) site under the EEOICPA. *Weldon Spring, Missouri, Site History: The Weldon Spring, Missouri, Site has transformed from a site once used to manufacture explosives and process uranium-ore concentrates to a publicly accessible area for recreation and education. Early Years The U.S
Geohydrology of the Weldon Spring Ordnance Works, St
Spring ordnance works, exclusive of the Weldon Spring chemical plant and the Weldon Spring quarry, St. Charles County, Missouri 2. Location of monitoring wells, geotechnical borings, domestic wells, and trenches at and in the vicinity of the Weldon Spring chemical plant, St. Charles County, Missouri 3.
Weldon Spring Quarry Plant Pits Usdoe Army in St. Charles
Weldon Spring Quarry Plant Pits Usdoe Army is a superfund site located at 25 Mi W Of St Louis, St. Charles, MO 63301. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) identifies sites such as Weldon Spring Quarry Plant Pits Usdoe Army because they pose or had once posed a potential risk to human health and/or the environment due to contamination by one or more hazardous wastes.
HYDROLOGY AND WATER-QUALITY AT THE WELDON
The Weldon Spring quarry site, 3 miles southwest of the chemical plant, became a low-level radioactive waste-disposal site in 1959. Water sampled from 13 wells near the quarry and north of Fernme Osage slough in 1986 had uranium
Weldon Spring Rock Quarry (historical) Topo Map in St
Weldon Spring Rock Quarry (historical) is covered by the O'Fallon, MO US Topo Map quadrant Free US Topo Map PDF Order Waterproof Printed Topo Map. The location of Weldon Spring Rock Quarry (historical) has been approximated. Its actual location may differ from the marker on the map below.
Weldon Spring Ordnance Works Military Wiki Fandom
The Weldon Spring Quarry was mined for limestone aggregate used in construction of the ordnance works. The Army also used the quarry for burning wastes from explosives manufacturing and disposal of TNT-contaminated rubble during operation of the ordnance works. These activities resulted in contamination of the soil and groundwater at the quarry.
Weldon Spring Ordnance Works Project Gutenberg Self
Weldon Spring Ordnance Works (WSOW) was a 17,323-acre (70.10 km 2) U.S. Government-owned, contractor-operated (GOCO) facility in St. Charles County, Missouri, 55 km west of St. Louis.  The site was originally operated by the Atlas Powder Company during World War II from 1941 to 1945 to produce explosives.  The Atomic Energy Commission acquired part of the property in 1955, and
Weldon Spring quarry construction staging area and water
The quarry construction staging area (QCSA) and water treatment plant (WTP) are located in the areas that border the western edge of the Weldon Spring quarry (WSQ). These facilities were constructed to support bulk waste removal from the WSQ.
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The Energy Department itself acknowledges the need to develop more sophisticated filtering technology and monitoring instruments to meet at least one crucial problem: effectively treating mixed waste - that is, uranium mixed with thorium and radium, which are also present in the Weldon Spring quarry.
RECORD OF DECISION FOR REMEDIAL ACTION AT THE
The Weldon Spring Quarry is one of two noncontiguous areas that constitute the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Weldon Spring site. The main area of the site is the chemical plant. Both areas are located in St. Charles County, Missouri, about 48 km (30 mi) west of St. Louis (Figure 1).
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Weldon Spring Site, Missouri - Energy
The current, 228.16-acre Weldon Spring site (former 219.5-acre Chemical Plant property and 8.66-acre Quarry) is open to the public. Cleanup and ecological restoration has made the Weldon Spring site home to a thriving community of prairie plants and wildlife in the planted, 150-acre Howell Prairie. Weldon Spring Disposal Cell circa 2002
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Weldon Materials operates 7 locations in the Northern New Jersey area. Plants and Quarries are strategically placed to offer ease of access and proximity to truck transportation routes. The map below provides information about all our locations as well as driving interactive driving directions.
St Charles County, MO - Official Website
Waste that had been generated at the Weldon Spring plant between 1958 and 1966 was stored in four open-air lagoons called raffinate pits. Uranium residue had also been stored in a quarry on the site. When the Department of Energy (DOE) proposed the dumping of additional radioactive material on the site in 1982, the Francis Howell school board
ENERGY U.S. DEPARTMENT OF Legacy Management Weldon
the Weldon Spring Site Remedial Action Project (WSSRAP), and funds for cleanup were requested from Congress. A project office was established at the site in 1986, and cleanup activities were initiated. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) placed the Weldon Spring Quarry on the National Cleanup and Disposal Top: Newspaper advertisement
Weldon Spring Disposal Site St. Charles, Missouri
Weldon Spring Disposal Site Kbh3rd (CC BY 4.0) Just off the side of the highway in St. Charles, Missouri, is an odd white stone mound that hides a hermetically sealed vault full of the toxic
Weldon Spring Site - DNR
May 25, 2017· Weldon Spring Site Remedial Action Project - Department of Energy Site The Department of Energy's Weldon Spring Site Remedial Action Project (now the Weldon Spring Site) consisted of two distinct locations, the chemical plant area and the quarry.
Weldon Materials - Weldon Materials Inc.
Weldon Materials is a leading New Jersey producer of crushed aggregates, hot mixed asphalt, and ready mixed concrete. Along with two quarries, Weldon operates nine hot mixed plants, three state-of-the-art ready mixed plants, and two contractor supply yards.
DOE - Office of Legacy Management -- Weldon Spring Site Quarry
Dewatering the Weldon Spring Quarry was the first step in the cleanup of the quarry. In May 1989, the U.S. DOE obtained a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit issued by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources to treat and release the impounded water at the quarry. Water pumped from the quarry was treated to remove
Fun with Fallout: Nuclear Waste Adventure Trail
Jul 18, 2016· Historical view of the Weldon Spring Chemical Plant via the DOE. Then, in the 1950s, the Weldon Spring Chemical Plant took over a subsection of the same site and began processing radioactive uranium for the Cold War. For years, the adjacent Weldon Spring Quarry was used as a dump site for uranium, thorium and radium.
EEOICPA sites: Weldon Spring Quarry Stephens & Stephens
Weldon Spring Quarry is listed as a Department of Energy (DOE) site under the EEOICPA. Weldon Spring Quarry Workers: If you or your parent worked at this or any other DOE or AWE facility and became ill, you may be entitled to compensation of up to $400K plus medical benefits from the US Department of Labor.