FMC Conducting 2021 Off-Site Remedial Activities in the Village of Middleport

Starting this year, FMC Corporation (FMC) will be taking over the multi-year remedial construction activities from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) in the off-site FMC study areas (or Operable Units [OUs]) adjacent to the FMC facility (Site No. 932014) located at 100 Niagara Street in Middleport, Niagara County, New York. You […]

NYSDEC Releases Final Statement of Basis for OU3

On February 17, 2021, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) released its Final Statement of Basis addressing conditions in Suspected Air Deposition Study Area 2 (Air Deposition Area 2), also known as Operable Unit 3 (OU3) in the Middleport Environmental Remediation Program. All work in OU3 is subject to a 2019 Order […]

NYSDEC Approves 2021 Remediation Activities Work Plan

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), in consultation with the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH), has approved FMC’s Off-Site Investigation and Remediation Work Plan for 2021 Activities as part of the Middleport Environmental Remediation Program. The approved Work Plan can be accessed here. The options described within this Work Plan […]

FMC Provides Comments to Draft OU3 Statement of Basis

After reviewing the OU (Operable Unit) 3 Draft Statement of Basis issued September 30, 2020 by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), FMC Corporation has submitted public comments as part of the Department’s regulatory process associated with assessing potential clarifications and/or revisions to be added to the decision document and/or the selected […]

NYSDEC Releases Draft Statement of Basis for OU3

On September 30, 2020, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) released its Draft Statement of Basis addressing conditions in Suspected Air Deposition Study Area 2 (Air Deposition Area 2), also known as Operable Unit 3 (OU-3) in the Middleport Environmental Remediation Program. All work in OU-3 is subject to a 2019 Order […]

EPA Deletes Dublin Road Landfill Superfund Site from National Priorities List

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced in a news release that it has deleted the FMC Corp. Dublin Road Landfill Superfund Site from the National Priorities List. The news release, which can be accessed here, noted the “FMC Corp. Dublin Road site is a 30-acre inactive waste site situated between the Towns of Ridgeway and […]

FMC Statement on Small Pump House Electrical Fire

At approximately 8:00 a.m. this morning, a small electrical fire occurred within a groundwater pump house on the property of FMC’s Agricultural Sciences Plant in Middleport. The pump house supports the water treatment plant and is not part of the plant’s operations and no chemicals were involved. The fire was quickly contained by the Middleport […]