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Environmental Assessment
Ford Motor Company has enrolled the Twin Cities Assembly Plant site in the following two programs with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA). All reports and press releases posted below relate to Ford's participation in these programs. Explanations of each program are provided below.

MPCA Voluntary Investigation and Cleanup (VIC)
MPCA Petroleum Brownfields Program

Environmental studies and activities completed by Ford since 2007 are identified below in the list of documents on this web page.  Further site investigations will commence when building demolition is complete and safe working access is available.  Access is anticipated to be available by mid- to late 2013, with findings from those investigations expected in late 2013 to early 2014.

Public Meeting about ongoing Environmental Assessment (January 28, 2008)
Meeting agenda
MN Pollution Control Agency presentation
Arcadis presentation

Reports/Work Plans

Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (June 29, 2007)

Soil Investigation Report - Baseball Fields - Feature 139 (September 7, 2007)

Soil Investigation and Risk Assessment Work Plan - Baseball Fields - Feature 139 (September 7, 2007)

Initial Phase II - Exterior Investigation Report (October 31, 2007)

Additional Soil Investigation and Surface Soil Risk Assessment - Baseball Fields - Feature 139 (December 19, 2007)
Briefing Letter
Executive Summary
Full Report


Response Action Implementation Report - Baseball Fields - Feature 139 (March 13, 2008)

Groundwater Seep & Mississippi River Sampling Work Plan (April 11, 2008)

Supplemental Phase II Exterior Investigation Work Plan (May 13, 2008)

North Parking Area Supplemental Phase II - Exterior Investigation Work Plan (May 19, 2008)

Quarterly Groundwater Sampling Event (June 27, 2008)

Quarterly Groundwater Sampling Event (December 31, 2008)

Phase II - Interior Investigation Work Plan (May 28, 2010)

Tunnel 1A Response Action Implementation Report (January 1, 2011)

Seep and River Sampling Events (February 22, 2011)

Final/Initial Receptor Survey (July 18, 2011)

Underground Storage Tank (UST) Sump Sampling Events (December 5, 2012)
    MPCA Approval - UST Sump Sampling Report (February 8, 2013)

Final Supplemental Phase II Exterior Investigation Report (May 31, 2012)
    MPCA Response - Revise Supplm Phase II Exterior Report (February 4, 2013)
        Revised - Final Supplm Phase II Exterior Investigation Report (40MB) (May 29, 2013)
            MPCA Approval - Revised Supplm Phase II Exterior Investig. Report (Sept 5, 2013)

North Parking Area Statistical Analysis NFA Request (July 2012, 2013)
    MPCA Response - North Parking Area NFA Request (February 7, 2013)

Final Propane Sampling of tank removals (May 6, 2013)

Underground Storage Tank (UST) Removal - Environmental Contingency Plan (April 9, 2013)
    MPCA Approval - UST Removal Contingency Plan (May 28, 2013)

Subsurface Investigation Work Plan (July 15, 2013)
    MPCA Approval - Subsurface Investigation Work Plan - Element 1 (September 17, 2013)

Site-Wide Environmental Contingency Plan during demolition (July 17, 2013)
    MPCA Approval - Environmental and Site-Wide Contigency Plan (August 14, 2013)

Environmental Health Questions
For questions and concerns about environmental health issues related to ongoing investigations at the site, please call:
  • Amy Hadiaris, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency - (651) 757-2402

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