FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (Oct. 11, 2012 ) -- The U.S. Army at Fort Meade is making available the Record of Decision for the former pesticide shop at Fort Meade.

The U.S. Army and the Environmental Protection Agency signed the ROD on Sept. 26 and Sept. 27, respectively.

The ROD for the former pesticide shop documents the Army's plans for addressing soil and groundwater contamination at the site.

The response action includes soil excavation with off-site disposal and enhanced reductive dechlorination with long-term monitoring of groundwater and land use controls to ensure continued protectiveness of human health and environment. All aspects of the remedy are subject to five-year reviews.

Copies of the ROD are available for review online at Click the links for Clean-up Program, Program Sites and Pesticide Shop.

Paper copies of the ROD are available at the Fort Meade Environmental Division Office at 239 Chisholm Ave. and at the West County Area Library in Odenton.

The Administrative Record file for the former pesticide shop, which includes the ROD and all documents that formed the basis for the Army's selection of the response action, is available for public review at the Fort Meade Environmental Division Office and the West County Area Library.

For additional project information, visit Fort Meade's Environmental Management System website at or call the Fort Meade Public Affairs Office at 301-677-1361.