FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 06/18/2020For further information contact:Kelly McFallskmcfalls@framinghamma.govTel (508) 532-5437M (774) 285-1315
*Media Alert* The City of Framingham Has Placed Fencing Around Cedar Woods at 618R Waverly StreetTo Prevent Access to Lead-Impacted SoilsLead Soils Contained to Unoccupied Area not to Impact Residents and Local Businesses
Framingham, MA - On Wednesday, June 3, 2020, Weston & Sampson, the City of Framingham’s environmental consultant, informed the City of the results of soil borings and water/sediment sampling from Cedar Woods located at 618R Waverly Street. The soil borings showed elevated lead concentrations in soil samples from 0-3’ deep. The testing was conducted under the City’s Brownfield grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), overseen by the Planning & Community Development Division.
The City will continue to work with MassDEP to ensure that all activities undertaken at this site comply with the Massachusetts Contingency Plan, 310 CMR 40.0000 requirements.