Implementation of Interim Actions, Battery Chip and Slag Removal and Disposal

Slag and Battery Case Fragment Removal and Disposal

On November 7, 2013 Exide submitted to the TCEQ an Interim Action Work Plan (IAWP) for Slag and Battery Case Fragment Removal and Disposal to address slag and battery chips in and around the downstream portion of Stewart Creek.  On December 17th the TCEQ provided conditional approval to perform the IAWP activities.  The associated documents have been posted to the Former Operating Plant project page, the Documents and Data page, as well as below:

Interim Action Work Plan (IAWP) for Slag and Battery Case Fragment Removal and Disposal, dated 11/7/2013

TCEQ Conditional Approval Letter, dated 12/17/2013

TCEQ Conditional Approval of Response to APAR Comments

On November 19, 2013 the TCEQ provided conditional approval of Exide's response to TCEQ and EPA comments regarding the Affected Property Assessment Report (APAR), and Tier 2 Screening Level Ecological Risk Assessment for the Former Operating Plant, dated October 29, 2013:

TCEQ Conditional Approval

A copy of the letter is also presented on the Former Operating Plant page and the Documents & Data page.

 

Former Operating Plant Affected Property Assessment Report Status

Exide submitted the Former Operating Plant Affected Property Assessment Report (APAR) to the TCEQ and the EPA on July 10, 2013.  A copy of the report is presented on the Former Operating Plant page and on the Documents & Data page.  

Exide received comments from the TCEQ and EPA on October 8th as detailed in the following documents:

TCEQ Cover Letter and APAR Comments

TCEQ Comments Regarding Draft Screening Level Ecological Risk Assessment (SLERA) 

EPA APAR Comments

Exide is in the process of addressing these comments.  

Exide expects to address agency comments, make revisions to the APAR, and prepare a revised APAR.  Following this process, the revised draft of the APAR will be submitted for agency review and will be reposted here on the Exide Frisco Closure website for a 30 day public review and comment period.  During the public review period, Exide plans to host a public information meeting concerning the APAR.  Comments received by Exide prior to the public review and comment period will be considered by Exide, but may not receive a formal response from Exide until after the conclusion of the public review and comment period.

 

Exide also received and responded to comments from the City of Frisco:

City of Frisco APAR Comments

Exide Response Letter