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Site Report: ADOTPF - Hidden Falls Hatchery

Site Name: ADOTPF - Hidden Falls Hatchery
Address: Baranof Island - East Side, Sitka, AK 99835
File Number: 1525.26.025
Hazard ID: 23013
Status: Cleanup Complete
Staff: ,
Latitude: 57.217067
Longitude: -134.872960
Horizontal Datum:WGS84

We make every effort to ensure the data presented here is accurate based on the best available information currently on file with DEC. It is therefore subject to change as new information becomes available. We recommend contacting the assigned project staff prior to making decisions based on this information.


One 150-gallon and one 1,000-gallon generator daytanks installed in 1979 were decommissioned in place in 1998. Staining evident at the surface of the 1,000-gallon tank. Petroleum concentrations above Method Two migration to groundwater documented below ground surface (bgs). Site is also listed on the Contaminated Sites database due to multiple potential sources that are not related to these Leaking Underground Storage Tanks (LUSTs).

Action Information

Action Date Action Description DEC Staff
11/17/1998 Underground Storage Tank Site Characterization or Assessment Two USTs closed in place. Bill Janes
12/29/1999 Site Added to Database * Not Assigned
12/29/1999 Leaking Underground Storage Tank Release Confirmed - Petroleum LUST Site created in CSP for source area ID 78470 (Added by System) * Not Assigned
10/2/2001 Update or Other Action Changed Project Manager from Paul Horwath to Bill Janes Cynthia Pring-Ham
12/3/2001 Update or Other Action Project tickler update: Sent email to Fish and Game contracts administrator Marianne McNair asking for a status report (Janes) Bill Janes
2/7/2002 Update or Other Action Project tickler update: Sent email to Marianne McNair a second time asking for status update (Janes) Bill Janes
2/14/2002 Update or Other Action Marianne McNair from ADFG sent a Phase I environmental audit. Additional investigation as a CS may be in order. Sent to Site Intake for review. Printed the audit report for file. Letter to Ms McNair on file at G:\SPAR\Spar-Contaminated Sites\SITES\Hidden Falls Hatchery.doc Bill Janes
3/7/2002 Update or Other Action Project tickler update - Cross reference CS site by same name. Contacted Dave Pikul in our Anchorage office by email to see if it should go in state MOU hopper Bill Janes
8/16/2006 Site Visit Site visit 8/4/06 by DFremgen. Daniel Fremgen
9/21/2006 Update or Other Action Site visit report/notes sent to Scott Wagner, hatchery mgr. E-mail received from him on 9/19/06 documents continuing cleanup efforts associated with recent spill (7/28/06) and cleaning and disposal of old diesel tanks in the junkyard. Daniel Fremgen
4/2/2008 Exposure Tracking Model Ranking 1,000 gal and 150 gal USTs separately ranked using ETM Daniel Fremgen
4/9/2008 Leaking Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Initiated - Petroleum Administrative update Evonne Reese
3/9/2010 Update or Other Action LUST site created in CSP database for source area 150 gal UST, 78471 Bill Janes
7/1/2010 Update or Other Action File transferred to Anchorage 1/27/2010 Susan Carberry
6/29/2011 Update or Other Action Transferred file from Todd Blessing in Anchorage to Sally Schlichting in Juneau on 6/29/2011 Bianca Reece
6/6/2012 Site Visit Site visit with staff (Elston & Janes). Met with Ben Smith the Hatcher supervisor. Erik Norberg
11/2/2012 Exposure Tracking Model Ranking A new updated ranking with ETM has been completed for source area 78471 150 gal UST. Erik Norberg
11/5/2012 Exposure Tracking Model Ranking A new updated ranking with ETM has been completed for source area 78470 1,000 gal UST. Erik Norberg
11/6/2012 Update or Other Action Conducted a file review from site visit notes to evaluate for closure. Erik Norberg
12/31/2012 Cleanup Complete Determination Issued The cleanup actions to date have served to excavate and adequately remove contaminated soil from the site. Based on the information available, DEC has determined no further assessment or cleanup action is required. There is no longer a risk to human health or the environment, and this site will be designated as closed on the Department's database. This determination is in accordance with 18 ACC 75.380 and does not preclude DEC from requiring additional assessment and/or cleanup action if future information indicates that this site may pose an unacceptable risk to human health or the environment. Erik Norberg
9/11/2013 Update or Other Action Staff changed from Erik Norberg to Denise Elston. Kristin Thompson

Contaminant Information

Name Level Description Media Comments
DRO Between Method 2 Migration to Groundwater and Human Health/Ingestion/Inhalation Soil

Control Type

Type Details
No ICs Required


Description Details
Advance approval required to transport soil or groundwater off-site.

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