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Fill Use Issues

This webpage was set up on August 9, 2019 to provide the public with ongoing information related to environmental testing.  The sites being tested are ones that received aggregate fill between 2013 and 2016 from the aggregate pile at the Public Works Yard.  Testing will be performed by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) and Tighe and Bond, the LEP consultant hired by the Town.  This webpage is updated by the Health Department

Click here for information on fields and playscapes being tested by the Board of Education.

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Testing Sites

On August 16, 2019 a list of twenty-one priority sites was posted by the Town. These are sites that were identified by the Town as potentially receiving fill from the aggregate pile between 2013 and 2016.  On September 13, 2019 the Supplemental List of sites was posted.

The Board of Education has decided to test all school fields and playscapes not on the Town's Priority Site List.   Click here for information on Board of Education sites.

Testing Results

To view test results related to a site, use the "[Choose a Category]" drop-down box below.  Site names and results will be added as test results become available.  Click here for information on additional areas being tested by the Board of Education.


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Testing Protocols

Click here to view a document explaining the protocols used when testing fill.

Frequently Asked Questions

Click here to view a list of frequently asked questions related to fill testing.

All Documents

Use the dropdown box below to view all posted documents related to fill use issues.

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More Information

For more information or questions not addressed above, please contact the Health Department.