Michigan ● Taggart Compressor Station ● Six Lakes ● Active Gas Compressor Station
Wetland soil impacted by improper disposal practices involving heavy metal (mercury).
Objective – remove mercury-impacted soil within a regulated wetland, contiguous to a lake.
Clearing and grubbing of trees, stumps, roots and other vegetation to the anticipated depth
of the remedial activities ● Trees downed in designated wetland areas were stockpiled and
redistributed across the wetland at completion of the work ● Per the wetland permit, stumps
from trees removed only for access purposes (and not in the remedial area) remained in the
ground to promote reforestation.
Excavation, stabilization, transport, disposal of 1700 CY of mercury-affected,shallow wet soil
from an approximate 0.8 acre area, of which 0.75 acres was defined as wetland.