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Naval Weapons Industrial Reserve Plant Bedford

Environmental Restoration Program Public Website


The United States Navy (Navy) is providing notice regarding the implementation of a Time Critical Removal Action (TCRA) at Naval Weapons Industrial Reserve Plant (NWIRP) Bedford, for the Environmental Restoration Program (ERP) Site 3 – Chlorinated Solvent Groundwater Plume, located in Bedford, Massachusetts. The TCRA will treat groundwater in the northeast portion of the property with the installation of a permeable reactive barrier.

Click Here for a copy of the Final Action Memorandum for the planned TCRA.

The Final Action Memorandum is also available in hardcopy for public review at the following repository: Bedford Public Library, 7 Mudge Way, Bedford, Massachusetts.

Restoration Advisory Board

A Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) was established for NWIRP Bedford in March 1996. The RAB is composed of members of the community, local environmental group members, and state and federal officials. The RAB meets periodically, and their communications are the primary mechanism for providing information to the community. Public notices announcing RAB meetings, public meetings, public hearings, and the availability of documents are generally advertised in two local newspapers (Bedford Minuteman and Lexington Minuteman). RAB meeting minutes are available in the AR File at the link below. Use the search term “Restoration Advisory Board" to locate records relating to the RAB meetings or other public meetings. The public notices are available in the AR file at the link below. Use the search term “Public Notice” to locate the public notice records related to the RAB meetings and other activities.

Click here for the Notice for the CIP Survey and RAB Member application.

Click here for the RAB Member Application Form.

Click here for the RAB Meeting Minutes from the hybrid (in person and virtual) meeting held on December 8, 2022.

Click here for the RAB Meeting Minutes from the virtual meeting held on October 27, 2021.

Information Repository

The Administrative Record (AR) File contains data and documentation supporting site decisions. The AR File for NWIRP Bedford contains reports and documents of public interest, such as the Initial Assessment Study (IAS), Remedial Investigations/Risk Assessments (RIs/RAs), Feasibility Studies (FSs), Proposed Plans (PPs), Records of Decision (RODs), and fact sheets.

In addition, a copy of the AR File on compact disc (CD) is available in a 3-ring binder at the following Information Repository location:

Bedford Public Library (
7 Mudge Way
Bedford, Massachusetts 01730


For questions or to request additional information about NWIRP Bedford, email Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command Mid-Atlantic Public Affairs, at

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