In August 2020, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District (USACE), awarded the HGL-APTIM Joint Venture (JV) a 5-year, $110-million-dollar contract to conduct environmental remedial construction activities in support of the cleanup of the Welsbach/General Gas Mantle Superfund Site in Camden County, New Jersey. The site encompasses two former incandescent gas mantle manufacturing facilities and approximately 100 properties located near the two facilities. These properties may have radiological contamination because of previous operations at the manufacturing facilities. The HGL-APTIM JV is composed of HydroGeoLogic, Inc. (HGL) of Reston, Virginia (www.hgl.com) and APTIM Federal Services, LLC (APTIM) of Baton Rouge, Louisiana (www.aptim.com).
The scope of work for this contract includes providing radiological support, building demolition, soil and debris excavation, waste transportation, and site restoration services. Through the USACE, Philadelphia District, the HGL-APTIM JV will be supporting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in its continuing effort to clean up the Superfund site.