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  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to hold FUSRAP open house

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program, or FUSRAP, will hold an open house in Florissant June 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. During the open house, the FUSRAP team will discuss the three recently released Final Status Survey Evaluation reports that detail the results from the October 2022 radiological sampling at Jana Elementary School. The results determined that there were no radiological risks to the students or staff at the school and that no radiological contamination exists in or near the school that might have been generated by activities of the Manhattan Engineer District/Atomic Energy Commission, or MED/AEC, during the nation’s early efforts to produce atomic weapons.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to hold FUSRAP open house

    ST. LOUIS – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program, or FUSRAP, will hold an open house in Florissant June 8 from 6 to 8 p.m.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers releases third and final report on sampling results from Jana Elementary School

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District released the third and final report today detailing the results of its findings from extensive sampling and testing at Jana Elementary School in Florissant, Missouri. The report, which is focused on soil sampling conducted under the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP), confirms that the immediate school grounds are safe from a radiological standpoint.  “Like the first two reports released April 25 and May 9, this report also builds upon the preliminary results we shared with the community last November. It provides additional data from our health physics surveys and sampling that confirms there are no areas of radiological concern in or around the school,” said Phil Moser, St. Louis District program manager for FUSRAP. “Our efforts to provide real results to the community continue. We are currently in the process of removing the actual contamination in the Coldwater Creek creekbank which we anticipate completing this fall, to be followed by a separate post remediation report.”
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers releases second of three final reports on sampling results from Jana Elementary School

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District released the second of three final reports today detailing the results of its findings from extensive sampling and testing at Jana Elementary School in Florissant, Missouri. The report, which is focused on the lead-210 sampling conducted under the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP), confirms that the school is safe from a radiological standpoint.  “Like the first report released April 25, this report also builds upon the preliminary results we shared with the community last November and It provides additional data from our structural surveys and sampling that confirms there are no areas of radiological concern in or around the school,” said Phil Moser, St. Louis District program manager for FUSRAP. “Our efforts to provide detailed information and data to the community continue. We are preparing the third and final report on our sampling and testing efforts which we anticipate sharing with the community by early June.”
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to increase activity on Jana Elementary property

    ST. LOUIS – The public will start to see an increase in activity on Jana Elementary School property in the next few weeks as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) St. Louis District prepares to start remediation work in the banks of Coldwater Creek under the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP).
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers shares methods, findings from Jana Elementary School sampling at technical forum

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) St. Louis District discussed its findings and its extensive sampling and testing efforts conducted at Jana Elementary School under the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP) at a technical forum hosted by Saint Louis University’s College of Public Health and Social Justice yesterday. During their 1.5-hour presentation, amidst a gathering of technical experts, peers and other interested parties, USACE discussed the details of how they applied industry-standard best practices in its sampling and testing efforts to address radiological concerns at Jana Elementary School in Florissant, Missouri. These efforts ultimately determined that the school, from a radiological standpoint, is safe for adults and children. 
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers releases first of three final reports on sampling results from Jana Elementary School

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District released the first of three final reports today detailing the results of its findings from extensive sampling and testing at Jana Elementary School in Florissant, Missouri. The report, which is focused on the structural sampling conducted under the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP), confirms that the school is safe from a radiological standpoint. 
  • Corps of Engineers conducts second FUSRAP Five-Year Review for Iowa Army Ammunition Plant

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is conducting the second Five-Year Review of its environmental remedial actions that have been implemented at the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant (located in Middletown, Iowa). The purpose of the Five-Year Review is to determine whether the remedial actions are protective of human health and the environment. In addition, the Five-Year Review report will identify issues, if any, found during the review and make recommendations to address them.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hosting open house tonight to discuss preliminary results from Jana Elementary, no new areas of concern identified

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District will host an open house this evening from 5-8 p.m., to discuss preliminary results from sampling efforts for radioactive material at Jana Elementary School in Florissant, Missouri, under the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP).
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to host Open House, engage community about results from Jana Elementary testing

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program, or FUSRAP, will host a townhall meeting, November 17, from 5-8 p.m., to present the results of findings from sampling and testing at Jana Elementary School in Florissant, Missouri, and discuss them with members of the community.