Protection #1: Remove the Source

Sources of waste have been removed at these locations on the map
Hillside 140 MDA B TA-21

Supersacks of PCB waste ready for transport
Supersacks of PCB waste ready for transport

Removing the source means excavating contaminants, sorting these by waste type, and transporting to a disposal area in which contaminants are contained.

The 3 Protections = Defenses in Depth

Excavation of Manhattan-era waste at MDA B
Excavation of Manhattan-era waste at MDA B

Metal is sorted for recycling during demolition at TA-21
Metal is sorted for recycling during demolition at TA-21



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