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Public Comment Period - Remedial Investigation Report, Anacostia River Sediment Project

Friday, March 30, 2018

Remedial Investigation Report, Human Health Risk Assessment, and Ecological Risk Assessment Released for Public Comment

DOEE is soliciting comments from the public on the following documents for the Anacostia River Sediment Project (ARSP):

These documents are available for public review and will become part of the administrative record for the ARSP. A person may obtain a copy of the documents by any of the following means:


Email a request to [email protected] with “Request copy of ARSP Draft Final Documents” in the subject line and specify which document is being requested; or

Review the reports in person at the Department’s reception desk, located at 1200 First Street NE, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20002. Or call Gretchen Mikeska at (202) 535-2972 and mention the document by name.


The final draft documents can also be viewed at the following DC Public Libraries:

Francis A. Gregory Neighborhood Library
3660 Alabama Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20020

Rosedale Neighborhood Library
1701 Gales Street NE, Washington, DC 20002

The Department is committed to considering the public’s comments when finalizing these documents. Interested persons may submit written comments on the draft final documents, which must include the person’s name; telephone number; affiliation, if any; mailing address; a statement outlining their concerns; and any facts underscoring those concerns. Please state which document is the subject of the comments.

To help with responding to comments, the Department suggests submitting comments using the electronic comment form, (also attached below).

Comments should be clearly marked “Anacostia River Sediment Project Final Draft Documents” and either:

  1. Mailed or hand-delivered to the Department of Energy and Environment, 1200 First Street, NE, 5th Floor, Washington, DC  20002, Attention: District of Columbia Draft 2018 Integrated Report; 
  2. Emailed to [email protected], or
  3. If reviewing at a library location, a comment form may be submitted to a representative at the library.

The deadline for public comments is Monday, May 14, 2018 at 5:00 pm EDT.  Input must be submitted via e-mail (preferred) or mail to the address above.  Mail must be postmarked by May 14, 2018 at 5:00 pm EDT.


The Department will consider all timely received comments before finalizing the documents.  All comments will be treated as public documents and will be made available for public viewing on the Department’s website. When the Department identifies a comment containing copyrighted material, the Department will provide a reference to that material on the website.  If a comment is sent by email, the email address will be automatically captured and included as part of the comment that is placed in the public record and made available on the Department’s website. If the Department cannot read a comment due to technical difficulties, and the email address contains an error, the Department may not be able to contact the commenter for clarification and may not be able to consider the comment.