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Site Report: AT&T Alascom Talkeetna Earth Station

Site Name: AT&T Alascom Talkeetna Earth Station
Address: 21518 South Comsat RoadMile 6.3 Comsat Road, Talkeetna, AK 99676
File Number: 2258.26.006
Hazard ID: 23202
Status: Cleanup Complete
Staff: ,
Latitude: 62.332700
Longitude: -150.032600
Horizontal Datum:NAD83

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.


During the removal of two 18,000 gallon diesel, and two 500 gallon gasoline underground storage tanks on September 30 to October 7, 1991, DRO & GRO soil contamination was encountered as a result of overfilling and leaky piping. Groundwater was not encountered during removal. Approximately 300 cubic yards of diesel and 60 cubic yards of gasoline contaminated soils was excavated and treated on site by natural aeration and degredation with fertilizer. Updated 12-20-06 Alyce Hughey.

Action Information

Action Date Action Description DEC Staff
9/18/1992 Leaking Underground Storage Tank Release Confirmed - Petroleum LUST Site created in CSP for source area ID 77580 ADD; * Not Assigned
9/18/1992 Site Added to Database * Not Assigned
9/19/1992 Update or Other Action CAPR; :Action Date changed DB conversion 1/11/11 * Not Assigned
9/19/1992 Underground Storage Tank Site Characterization or Assessment SA1R; :Action Date changed DB conversion 1/11/11 * Not Assigned
9/19/1992 Leaking Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Initiated - Petroleum LCAU; : LCAU date changed DB conversion * Not Assigned
10/16/1992 Update or Other Action Mike Krieber sent a letter after reviewing the Closure Assessment for UST Removed at Talkeetna, from New Horizons, received September 18, 1992. Alyce Hughey
10/8/1993 Update or Other Action Mike Krieber sent a letter stating that the gas treated soils meets the cleanup levels, and No Further action is required for the gasoline soils, and approved the passive aeration of the diesel contaminated soils. Alyce Hughey
11/8/1994 Update or Other Action Mike Krieber sent a letter approving the application of additional fertilizers and to till the soil in 1995. Alyce Hughey
11/20/1997 Update or Other Action ADEC sends Notification of Intent to Cost Recover Letter to Current Owner: ATT-ALASCOM INC ATTN: SAFETY SUPV * Not Assigned
1/11/2001 Update or Other Action Sent reminder letter. David Allen
2/20/2004 Update or Other Action Invitation to apply to Streamlined Cleanup Program sent by letter to RP/owner. Bruce Wanstall
8/23/2005 Update or Other Action File number issued 2258.26.006 (FKA L55.??). Aggie Blandford
12/12/2006 Update or Other Action * Not Assigned
12/12/2006 Exposure Tracking Model Ranking Intitial Ranking Complete for Source Area: 77580 (Autogenerated Action)
12/15/2006 Update or Other Action Staff reassigned from Henry to Seagren. Aggie Blandford
12/20/2006 Update or Other Action Using the maps in the Closure Assessment for UST Removed at Talkeetna, from New Horizons, dated September 1991, in conjunction with TopoZone Pro, Matanuska-Susitna Borough, and the Recorders Office, entered the coordinates for this site. Metadata includes USGS Topo Map 1:24K/25K, on a Medium Size Map, View Scale 1:24,000, Coordinate Datum NAD83. High degree of confidence in accuracy of locatiaon. Alyce Hughey
7/11/2007 Underground Storage Tank Site Characterization or Assessment Reviewed and approved work plan for siol sampling & analysis or DRO contamianted stockpile Donald Seagren
2/11/2008 Underground Storage Tank Site Characterization or Assessment Reviewed Soil Sampling & Analysis Report dated 5 February 08. This report documented re-sampling o fthe DRO contaminated soil area. All samples were non detect. Cleanup is complete. No further action is required. Donald Seagren
2/11/2008 Site Closure Approved * Not Assigned
6/13/2008 Update or Other Action Site transferred from Don Seagren to Paul Horwath per Linda Nuechterlein. Alyce Hughey
4/6/2018 Update or Other Action Public Records Request, resulting in scanned documents saved to electronic file, and ADEC's 2008 site closure decision letter being attached to this database for public viewing. Paul Horwath

Contaminant Information

Name Level Description Media Comments
For more information about this site, contact DEC at (907) 465-5390.

Control Type

Type Details
No ICs Required


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

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