Welcome to FUSRAP's Jana Elementary School webpage

Preliminary results of FUSRAP's expanded testing of Jana Elementary School show that samples are within background levels. Watch the video of the Nov. 17 FUSRAP town-hall meeting sharing the preliminary results of FUSRAP's additional testing at Jana Elementary School.

Latest News Releases

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hosting open house tonight to discuss preliminary results from Jana Elementary, no new areas of concern identified
11/17/2022
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...
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to host Open House, engage community about results from Jana Elementary testing
11/14/2022
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...
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers preliminary results show no areas of concern
11/9/2022
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District completed sampling for radioactive materials at the Jana Elementary School in Florissant, Missouri, this week as part of the Formerly Utilized Sites...
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers sampling at Jana Elementary progresses, preliminary results forthcoming
10/28/2022
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continued sampling both inside and outside Jana Elementary School in Florissant, Missouri, this week.Activities performed this week included structure surveys and soil...
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers begins sampling at Jana Elementary
10/25/2022
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District mobilized contractor, Leidos, to immediately commence sampling both inside and outside Jana Elementary School in Florissant, Missouri, October...
St. Louis Army Corps to begin sampling at Jana Elementary
10/21/2022
Public health and safety are top priorities for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, especially when it comes to the welfare of children. We are committed to working with the school board and community...

FUSRAP: Overview Slide Show

Contractors scan floors inside Jana Elementary School with radiation detection equipment. The structures investigation includes accessible surfaces. Sampling began Monday, Oct. 24, and preliminary results are expected within two weeks. (USACE photo by JP Rebello)
USACE St. Louis District project engineer for the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program, Capt. Maria Pascual, collects soil samples collected by Leidos contractors for chain of custody, as part of the Quality Assurance / Quality Control process. Boring for soil samples began Wednesday., Oct. 26, and sampling is expected to be complete in approximately two weeks, pending cooperative weather. (USACE photo by JP Rebello)
Contractors scan walls inside Jana Elementary School with radiation detection equipment. The structures investigation includes accessible surfaces. Sampling began Monday, Oct. 24, and preliminary results are expected within two weeks. (USACE photo by JP Rebello)
Contractors collect soil samples around Jana Elementary from depths ranging from 16 to 29 feet below ground surface for lab analysis Oct. 26. (USACE photo by JP Rebello)
USACE St. Louis District lab technician for the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program, Chelsea Jarrell, utilizes a Bunsen Burner to test swipe samples collected at Jana Elementary School Oct. 26. (USACE photo by JP Rebello)
USACE St. Louis District lab technician for the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program, Wes LeBegue, prepares dust samples from swipe samples collected at Jana Elementary School Oct. 26. (USACE photo by JP Rebello)
USACE Commanding General Lt. Gen. Scott Spellmon and USACE St. Louis District Commander Col. Kevin Golinghorst meet Oct. 21 to review the plans for expanded sampling of the entire Jana Elementary School property, to include soil samples and structure surveys both inside and outside the school. Testing will begin Monday, Oct. 24, and preliminary results will be available within two weeks. (US Army Photo by Maj. Grace Geiger)
Contractors collect soil samples around Jana Elementary from depths ranging from 16 to 29 feet below ground surface for lab analysis Oct. 26. (USACE photo by JP Rebello)
USACE Commanding General Lt. Gen. Scott Spellmon and USACE St. Louis District Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program Manager Phil Moser review some of the equipment that experts will use during their expanded testing of the entire Jana Elementary School property. Samples they plan to take include soil samples and structure surveys both inside and outside of the school. Testing will begin Monday, Oct. 24, and preliminary results will be available within two weeks. (US Army Photo by Maj. Grace Geiger)
USACE St. Louis District Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program contractor collects measurements from the Jana Elementary School playground equipment. Sampling began Monday, Oct. 24, and preliminary results will be available within two weeks. (US Army Photo by JP Rebello)

Jana Elementary School Sampling Update

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is making steady progress in structure and soil investigations across the Jana Elementary School property. Through it all, USACE is committed to working with the local community and providing information in a timely and transparent manner. Public health and safety are top priorities for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. An information meeting is being planned in the near future where community members can come out and discuss the preliminary results from USACE’s sampling efforts. More details to come.

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Protect human health and the environment.

Execute the approved alternative for cleaning up the radioactive contamination above health-based cleanup guidelines.

Minimize adverse impacts on residents and area business operations.

Return sites for appropriate beneficial use.


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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
St. Louis District 
FUSRAP Area Office
114 James S. McDonnell Blvd.
Hazelwood, MO 63042

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