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Environmental Assessment
Programs
Ford Motor Company has enrolled the Twin Cities Assembly Plant site in the following two programs with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA). All reports and press releases posted below relate to Ford's participation in these programs. Explanations of each program are provided below.

MPCA Voluntary Investigation and Cleanup (VIC)
MPCA Petroleum Brownfields Program

Schedule
Environmental assessment activity began at the site in 2007 and has continued in phases through today. Extensive investigations under the former buildings are nearly complete, and additional sitewide tests will be wrapped up in Fall 2015. 

Ford and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency are anticipating a complete report on the environmental condition of the site to be ready in late 2015 or early 2016.

Reports/Work Plans
[LISTED from oldest to most recent]

Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (June 29, 2007)

Soil Investigation Report - Baseball Fields - Feature 139 (September 7, 2007)

Soil Investigation and Risk Assessment Work Plan - Baseball Fields - Feature 139 (September 7, 2007)

Initial Phase II - Exterior Investigation Report (October 31, 2007)

Additional Soil Investigation and Surface Soil Risk Assessment - Baseball Fields - Feature 139 (December 19, 2007)
Briefing Letter
Executive Summary
Full Report
Figures

Tables
Appendices

Response Action Implementation Report - Baseball Fields - Feature 139 (March 13, 2008)

Groundwater Seep & Mississippi River Sampling Work Plan (April 11, 2008)

Supplemental Phase II Exterior Investigation Work Plan (May 13, 2008)

North Parking Area Supplemental Phase II - Exterior Investigation Work Plan (May 19, 2008)

Quarterly Groundwater Sampling Event (June 27, 2008)

Quarterly Groundwater Sampling Event (December 31, 2008)

Phase II - Interior Investigation Work Plan (May 28, 2010)

Tunnel 1A Response Action Implementation Report (January 1, 2011)

Seep and River Sampling Events (February 22, 2011)

Final/Initial Receptor Survey (July 18, 2011)

Underground Storage Tank (UST) Sump Sampling Events (December 5, 2012)
    MPCA Approval - UST Sump Sampling Report (February 8, 2013)

Final Supplemental Phase II Exterior Investigation Report (May 31, 2012)
    MPCA Response - Revise Supplm Phase II Exterior Report (February 4, 2013)
        Revised - Final Supplm Phase II Exterior Investigation Report (40MB) (May 29, 2013)
            MPCA Approval - Revised Supplm Phase II Exterior Investig. Report (Sept 5, 2013)

North Parking Area Statistical Analysis NFA Request (July 2012, 2013)
    MPCA Response - North Parking Area NFA Request (February 7, 2013)

Final Propane Sampling of tank removals (May 6, 2013)

Underground Storage Tank (UST) Removal - Environmental Contingency Plan (April 9, 2013)
    MPCA Approval - UST Removal Contingency Plan (May 28, 2013)

Subsurface Investigation Work Plan - Element 1 (July 15, 2013)
    MPCA Approval - Subsurface Investigation Work Plan - Element 1 (September 17, 2013)

Site-Wide Environmental Contingency Plan during demolition (July 17, 2013)
    MPCA Approval - Environmental and Site-Wide Contigency Plan (August 14, 2013)

Area C - Comprehensive Site History and Investigation Report (5MB) (April 4, 2014)
- Appendix A: Historic Documents (58 MB!)
- Appendix B: Historic Drawings
- Appendix C: Not Available - 4D Models requiring special software (2D versions already available elsewhere in report)
- Appendix D: Lab Results
- Appendix E: Recent Site Photos
- Appendix F: Soil Boring, Well, and Water Sampling Logs

Subsurface Investigation Work Plan - Element 2 (June 6, 2014)

Retention Pond Work Plan (July 11, 2014)

Data Collected from Monitoring Wells Along the Mississippi (September 2, 2014)

Area C Investigation Work Plan (March 17, 2015)
    MPCA Approval - Area C Investigation Work Plan (May 19, 2015)

Underground Gasoline Storage Tank Removal Report
 (April 13, 2015)

Site Decommissioning Response Action Plan (April 1, 2015)
    MPCA Approval - Site Decommissioning RAP (May 22, 2015)

Environmental Health Questions
For questions and concerns about environmental health issues related to ongoing investigations at the site, please call:
  • Amy Hadiaris, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency - (651) 757-2402



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