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IDEM > Permitting > Land Permits > Land and Waste Disposal Issues > Site Summaries > VRP Project Summary: Former WTBU-TV Building VRP Project Summary: Former WTBU-TV Building

Site Name: Former WTBU-TV Building
Applicant Name: Butler University
Site Location: 2835 North Illinois Street
Indianapolis, IN
VRP Site Number: 6011211
Project Manager: Chris Bauer
Date Application Received: 12/20/01
Date Project Completed: 10/20/03
Contaminant(s): BTEX, MTBE, and SVOCs
Media Addressed: Surface and Subsurface soils and Groundwater
Cleanup Objectives Achieved: 1996 VRP Tier II Nonresidential
Deed/Land-Use Restrictions: Property shall not be used for residential purposes.

A Phase II Investigation was completed following the removal of a heating oil underground storage tank (UST) located on the eastern portion of the site. The applicant installed nine groundwater-monitoring wells, which were monitored on a quarterly basis for one year. All of the soil and groundwater samples met the 1996 VRP Tier II Nonresidential closure levels. The facility is currently an inactive TV/radio station. No remediation was performed at the site.