City of Alexandria, VA
Oronoco Outfall Remediation Project
Transportation and Environmental Services (T&ES), Office of Environmental Quality (OEQ) is working on an environmental remediation project within the zero block of Oronoco Street, east of North Union Street. The project aims to eliminate discharge of impacted material to the Potomac River associated with the former manufactured gas plant now occupied by Lee Street Square (corner of North Lee and Oronoco Streets). For the history of the manufactured gas plant and the City's remedial efforts, visit OEQ's Contaminated Lands. The current plans can be reviewed at City of Alexandria City Hall, 301 King Street, Room 3000.
Project Quick Facts:
What: A below grade groundwater treatment system will be constructed to eliminate environmental impacts associated with the former City owned gas plant