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  • Carousel Neighborhood Restoration

    Wednesday, December 11, 02:15 pm - 02:45 pm
    West Hall A – Area B
    Learning Lounges
    Track 4: Community Engagement and Environmental Justice
    The project is the execution of a Remedial Action Plan under the jurisdiction of the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board (RWQCB), to excavate and remediate contaminated soil at the Carousel tract in Carson, CA (285 homes, ~1,500 residents). Residents are moved out in groups to temporary housing while each section is remediated. Key challenges include maintaining a clear and frequent lines of communication for a complex, emotional topic and relaying data in a human and understandable manner while displaying sensitivity and finding solutions to unconventional problems.
    Ed Platt
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