August 2023: Nantucket Health & Fire Department work to address contractors hazardous material release (PFAS/ AFFF) at NFD

Representatives from Nantucket Health and Fire Department and ACV Environmental Services (responsible for December 2022 PFAS/AFFF) release) met with representatives from MassDEP – Bureau of Waste Site Cleanup (BWSC) to respond to MassDEP’s “NOTICE OF AUDIT/ REQUEST FOR SITE INSPECTION” concerning “Release Tracking Number: 4-0029633” for the PFAS/AFFF release at 4 Fairgrounds Road, Nantucket MA. MassDEP’s is tasked with ensuring the cleanup of oil and hazardous material (OHM) under the Massachusetts Contingency Plan (MCP) (310CMR 40.000 et seq). MassDEP completed their audit and will submit a report with their Audit Findings to AVC Environmental and their Licensed Site Professional (LSP) and the Town of Nantucket. Findings of the audit will be posted on this site. Please see these links for: the Notice of Responsibility and the Notice of Audit from MassDEP- BWSC. 

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1. January 2023: Nantucket Landfill PFAS Sampling Report
2. Effective January 1, 2024: Testing of Drinking Water from Private Wells required prior to the Sale of Property
3. Effective January 1, 2024: Board of Health Adopts New Private Well Regulations that Require PFAS and Water Quality Sampling prior to Sale of Property
4. December 2023: The Town of Nantucket held its Annual PFAS Summit on December 12, 2023
5. October 2023: Town Manager, Select Board, Water Co., Health Dept. work to Establish Course of Action for Private Wells Contact MassDEP directly with questions about PFAS Sampling of Private Wells
6. August 2023: Nantucket Health & Fire Department work to address contractors hazardous material release (PFAS/ AFFF) at NFD
7. June 2023: Private Well testing for PFAS recommended for adoption by Nantucket Health Department
8. February 2023: The Town of Nantucket held its First Annual PFAS Summit on February 7, 2023