Somerville-Conway Park Contamination Info Session

Wednesday, Dec. 5, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Public Safety Building (Police Headquarters) 220 Washington St.

A public information session regarding contamination at Conway Park will be held on Wednesday, December 5th,
at the Public Safety Building (Police Headquarters) at 220 Washington Street, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Weston & Sampson, the licensed site professionals in charge of soil testing, and City staff will be on hand to discuss the testing results and next steps as
well as to answer questions. Representatives from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) who have oversight over the testing and mitigation process will also be present to answer questions.


Soil testing conducted in preparation for the proposed renovation of Conway field revealed contamination in the soil requiring its closure. Samples taken at various locations
and depths identified contamination including lead and PCBs, some of which exceeded regulatory limits. The Site is now managed under the Massachusetts Contingency
Plan and is also regulated under both the MCP and EPA’s Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). For more information, visit

If you can’t attend:

If you are unable to attend, please note that the meeting will be videotaped and placed online on the

web page for later viewing. If you have specific questions that you would like to ask but can’t attend, please send them to Arn Franzen in advance at and
they will be asked on your behalf at the meeting. Please send your questions by 9 a.m. Tuesday, December 4, and put CONWAY QUESTIONS in the subject line.

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policies and procedures, in order to access the programs and activities of the City of Somerville or to attend meetings, should contact Nency Salamoun, at 617-625-6600 x2323 or

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