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File #: 22-1315    Version: 1 Name:
Type: MISCELLANEOUS HEARINGS Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/25/2022 In control: Office of Environmental Quality & Sustainability
On agenda: 6/22/2022 Final action:
Title: A public hearing to receive comments on a proposed municipal setting designation to prohibit the use of groundwater as potable water beneath property owned by 1400 Triple B Holdings, LP located near the intersection of West Commerce and Neal Streets and adjacent street rights-of-way; and an ordinance authorizing support of the issuance of a municipal setting designation to 1400 Triple B Holdings, LP by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and prohibiting the use of groundwater beneath the designated property as potable water - Financing: No cost consideration to the City Recommendation of Staff: Approval
Indexes: 6
Attachments: 1. Map, 2. Ordinance, 3. Exhibit A
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STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Environmental & Sustainability
AGENDA DATE: June 22, 2022
COUNCIL DISTRICT(S):|910|DEPARTMENT: Office of Environmental Quality & Sustainability
EXECUTIVE: M. Elizabeth Cedillo-Pereira
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SUBJECT

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A public hearing to receive comments on a proposed municipal setting designation to prohibit the use of groundwater as potable water beneath property owned by 1400 Triple B Holdings, LP located near the intersection of West Commerce and Neal Streets and adjacent street rights-of-way; and an ordinance authorizing support of the issuance of a municipal setting designation to 1400 Triple B Holdings, LP by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and prohibiting the use of groundwater beneath the designated property as potable water - Financing: No cost consideration to the City
Recommendation of Staff: Approval
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BACKGROUND

Based on information provided by the Applicant, the designated property is underlain by shallow groundwater that is encountered at approximately 13 to 21 feet below ground surface (bgs) and extends down to approximately 5 to 30 feet bgs at the top of the underlying Austin Chalk Limestone and/or Eagle Ford Shale formations. The Austin Chalk and Eagle Ford Shale are confining layers and serve as hydraulic barriers to the underlying Woodbine Aquifer. The direction of groundwater flow beneath the designated property is towards the northwest. A portion of the designated groundwater has been affected by tetrachloroethene, trichloroethene, cis-1,2-dichloroethene, trans-1,2-dichloroethylene, 1,1-dichloroethylene, vinyl chloride, total petroleum hydrocarbons, 1,1,2-trichloroethane, 1,2-dichloroethane, benzo(a)pyrene, and dibenz(a,h)anthracene at concentrations above groundwater ingestion standards. The potential onsite source of identified chemicals in groundwater is from the historical operations of the Dearborn Stove Company, a stove finishing and stock wa...

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