In order to transform the site from its current condition to its final intended purpose of vegetated industrial site, many activities will need to take place, the most significant being: 

The figure below provides a graphic illustration of what the site would look like post-demolition.  For clarity, the borrow area, or the area where the gravel and sand will be taken for use as cover material is shown in yellow.  This area would be regraded once the closure activities are complete and the area allowed to re-vegetate over time.

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Post-Decommissioning Conceptual Site Layout

 

Planned Reclamation Activities:

  • Disposal of hazardous materials in specialized landfills
  • Removal and off-Site disposal of process materials
  • Removal of NORM (Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials) and disposal in a specialized landfill
  • Decommissioning and demolition of buildings and associated infrastructure
  • Off-Site disposal of demolition debris
  • Segregation and recycling of ferrous and non-ferrous metals.  
  • Continued evaluation of on-Site reclamation options (soil and water)
  • Complete On-Site soil reclamation works
  • Complete Slag Pile reclamation works
  • Modification to existing water collection and management system as part of reclamation works
  • Continued water management and site monitoring

 

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Slag Pile Rehabilitation Plan

                          

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Aerial View of the Slag Pile

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Aerial View of the Wetland near the Slag Pile