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Site Report: AHFC Properties - 1623 22nd Avenue

Site Name: AHFC Properties - 1623 22nd Avenue
Address: 1623 22nd Avenue, Building S, Fairbanks, AK 99701
File Number: 102.38.064
Hazard ID: 2315
Status: Cleanup Complete - Institutional Controls
Staff: IC Unit, 9074655229
Latitude: 64.827558
Longitude: -147.740692
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.


Site #5 Building S, one 3,000 gallon heating oil tank removed on August 10, 1994 and additional cleanup with approximately 36 cubic yards of contaminated soil was removed. Soil at groundwater interface contaminated with 1740 mg/kgDRO, with a visible hydrocarbon sheen on the groundwater. The groundwater in this area of Fairbanks is between 7 and 9.5 feet below ground surface (bgs). The limits of excavation on all the tanks ranged from 9 to 10 feet. Apartments are currently on city water system and heated by natural gas. All excavated soils were thermally treated at OIT Services. Site #5 Building R, one 1,000 gallon heating oil tank was removed on September 6, 1994, with no contamination found. Site #5 Building T, one 1,000 gallon heating oil tank was removed on September 6, 1994, with no contamination found. Design Alaska is responsible for design of buildings and is local representative for AHFC. New sewer and water going in at this time also. Jack Felton/AHFC is contact in Anchorage at 786-6203.

Action Information

Action Date Action Description DEC Staff
9/1/1994 Site Added to Database Residence - 1623 22nd Avenue. File# 102.38.064. Eleanor Hung
7/10/2002 GIS Position Updated Changed the Latitude, Longitude, Method Accuracy, Accuracy and Unit fields. Heather Goldman
5/10/2005 Update or Other Action Telephone conversation with Ms. Tommy Camp with ReMax Realty. Informed Ms. Camp that the site is still open since there is the possibility of ground water contamination and documented soil contamination. The spill does not appear to be very big based on the limited data in the files. A temporary well should be installed and sampled and ADEC would consider a NFA or Conditional closure. ADEC will contact AHFC for additional information that may not be in the file. Ms. Camp stated that she was not informed of the spill prior to assisting the current owners in purchasing the property originally. Douglas Bauer
5/10/2005 Update or Other Action Telephone conversation with Mr. Lamont Cray, current property owner. Discussed the situation with Mr. Cray and outline a closure procedure. Mr. Cray will contact ADEC again the week of May 16th giving AHFC a chance to respond. Douglas Bauer
5/10/2005 Update or Other Action Email sent to Mike David who forwarded it to Sherrie Simonds with AHFC. Douglas Bauer
5/10/2005 Meeting or Teleconference Held The following is a summary of a meeting with Larry Johnson concerning a closure plan for 1623 22nd Avenue. 1. Because the soil contamination appears to be small and localized (35 cubic yards excavated at the time of tank removal), the delineation of the any off site smear zone is not necessary. 2. An on-site ground water sample is necessary: DRO per AK102, BTEX per AK102, and PAHs per EPA 8270. 3. Since the area is on Golden Heart Utilities, and the soil contamination appears to be small and localized, off-site delineation of any ground water contamination is not necessary. 4. The number of ground water samples will be minimal perhaps only one sample if concentrations are relatively low. 5. The ground water sample can be taken from a temporary well instead of a permanent ground water well. 6. An institutional control will be required since original soil sample had DRO at 1389.3 mg/Kg in 1994/1995. A restriction of ground water use may apply depending on ground water sampling results. Douglas Bauer
5/11/2005 Update or Other Action Updated Ledger Code number. Douglas Bauer
2/2/2007 Update or Other Action Updating database to reflect administrative file. Shannon Oelkers
4/9/2007 Update or Other Action Sent a letter requesting that a Conceptual Site Model be done to evaluate the status and risk at the site. Shannon Oelkers
7/27/2007 Exposure Tracking Model Ranking Shannon Oelkers
7/27/2007 Update or Other Action Site transferred from Oelkers to Horwath. Shannon Oelkers
7/15/2009 Update or Other Action Site transferred from Soldotna to Anchorage. Project manager changed from Paul Horwath to Linda Nuechterlein. Alyce Hughey
8/13/2009 Update or Other Action The Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation, Incorporated is the current landowner of the property Grant Lidren
10/16/2009 Report or Workplan Review - Other ADEC approved workplan to further characterize the groundwater pathway on this date. Work is to occur during the Fall of 2009 Grant Lidren
2/22/2010 Report or Workplan Review - Other ADEC received Former UST/H Site Groundwater Assessment 1623 22nd Ave., submitted by Nortech, dated January 13, 2010. A groundwater sample and a duplicate collected at 10 ft. bgs, from temporary monitoring well, contained detectable levels of petroleum constituents, but below ADEC cleanup levels. Grant Lidren
6/1/2010 Cleanup Complete Determination Issued The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC), Contaminated Sites Program, has completed a review of the environmental records associated with the AHFC Properties-1623 22nd Avenue site located in Fairbanks, Alaska. Based on the information provided to date, the ADEC has determined that the contaminant concentrations remaining on site do not pose an unacceptable risk to human health or the environment, and no further remedial action will be required as long as the site is in compliance with established institutional controls. This decision is based on the administrative record for the AHFC Properties-1623 22nd Avenue, which is located in the offices of the ADEC in Anchorage, Alaska. Grant Lidren
6/1/2010 Institutional Control Record Established Institutional Controls established and entered into the database. Grant Lidren
6/13/2012 Update or Other Action Staff changed from Grant Lidren to IC Unit. Kristin Thompson
6/13/2012 Institutional Control Compliance Review IC review conducted and reminder system set-up for 2015 follow-up with responsible party. Kristin Thompson
6/2/2015 Institutional Control Update An IC reminder letter was issued to the landowner on this date. Kristin Thompson
6/23/2015 Institutional Control Update In response to ADEC's IC reminder letter, the landowner confirmed that land use and ownership of this site remains unchanged. Will follow-up again in five years. 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
Signed CS Determination


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

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