The ongoing cleanup of a Superfund Site in southern New Hampshire leverages the best available technology and sustainability practices to protect the health and safety of the community while enhancing wildlife habitat and conservation efforts. The award-winning project work is guided by the team’s commitment to being good neighbors and delivering measurable benefits to the town.
For decades, thousands of New Hampshire residents and businesses across New England sent waste oil to the 41-acre state-licensed recycling and disposal facility. The state of New Hampshire ordered the site’s closure in 1994 and, as a result of soil and groundwater contamination, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) declared the facility a “Superfund Site” in 1996. The Beede Site Group, a consortium of unaffiliated companies who were customers of the former licensed waste oil facility, hired Woodard & Curran in 2006 as supervising contractor to design, implement, and operate the site’s remediation program.
The Superfund Site abuts Kelly Brook, which is part of a critical wildlife corridor in southern New Hampshire. The ongoing remedial work plays a part in restoring the natural habitat so native species can thrive.
It is wonderful to have our team recognized [with the 2021 National Ground Water Association Outstanding Large-Scale Groundwater Remediation Award] not only for achieving the remedial goals of the Beede site, but also for applying sustainable design principles during project delivery that have resulted in measurable positive impact to the surrounding environment.