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Site Report: AT&T Alascom Kodiak Earth Station 1

Site Name: AT&T Alascom Kodiak Earth Station 1
Address: 123 Mill Bay Road, Kodiak, AK 99615
File Number: 2601.26.006
Hazard ID: 23266
Status: Cleanup Complete - Institutional Controls
Staff: IC Unit, 9074655229
Latitude: 57.790000
Longitude: -152.407190
Horizontal Datum:

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.


Toany Hiatt, PacifiCorp Environmental is consultant. AT&T Alascom contact is Larry Bamberger. Contamination, exceeding ADEC cleanup levels, remains under the building. No Further Remedial action planned until contamination becomes accessible. At that time, additionaol assessment &/or corrective action will be required. Soil remediation pils approved for closure in 2005. There is an additional Contaminated Sites site listed in the contaminated sites database for release not related to USTs. AT&T Alascom Kodiak Earth Station 1 1995250107001; 2601.38.077

Action Information

Action Date Action Description DEC Staff
11/7/1991 Leaking Underground Storage Tank Release Confirmed - Petroleum LUST Site created in CSP for source area ID 77707 ADD; * Not Assigned
11/7/1991 Site Added to Database * Not Assigned
11/8/1991 Leaking Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Initiated - Petroleum LCAU; :LCAU Date changed DB conversion * Not Assigned
6/19/1992 Underground Storage Tank Site Characterization or Assessment SA1R; Site assessment report indicates that diesel fuel impacted soil and shallow ground water are present. Approximately 350 gallons of free product have been recovered by pumping water from beneath the building into an oil/water separator and discharging the water into the sanitary sewer (with approval from the City of Kodiak). Additional release investigation is work is on-going. Preliminary plans call for construction of a containment cell for bioremediation of the excavated soil. * Not Assigned
7/2/1992 Update or Other Action NOR; Notice of Release letter sent on July 2, 1992. Corrective Action plan and report required. * Not Assigned
11/13/1995 Update or Other Action A No further Action Request was received from New Horizons for the biovapor cell. Contamination remaining under the buildign was recommended to be left in place until building was demolished or removed. Donald Seagren
1/25/1996 Leaking Underground Storage Tank Corrective Action Underway LCAR; Departmental staff reviewed a corrective action report and sampling plan for the removal of a regulated UST system. Contaminated soil and possibly GW was encountered. Staff also requested additional information from the consultant, as the file was incomplete. * Not Assigned
5/9/1996 Underground Storage Tank Site Characterization or Assessment Additional information received from New Horizons in response to ADEC request for clarification of data in assessment report. Donald Seagren
5/30/1996 Underground Storage Tank Site Characterization or Assessment Additional information received from New Horizons in responde to ADEC questions related to soil sampling depths and water handling and contaminant levels in the biovapor cell. Donald Seagren
8/22/1996 Underground Storage Tank Site Characterization or Assessment Further clarification of field sampling drawings and testing and disposal of water form treatment cell received from New Horizons in response to ADEC questions. Donald Seagren
12/13/1996 Conditional Closure Approved No additional assessment or cleanup activities are required at the former excavation at this time. Contaminated soil remaining under the building, exceeding ADEC cleanup levels, will be assessed and remediated when building is removed or a risk to human health or the environment becomes evident. The soils in the biocell need additional remediation prior to close out of the cell. * Not Assigned
12/13/1996 Institutional Control Record Established * Not Assigned
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
12/9/1997 Update or Other Action Thought sites were closed; Steve Hudson; 264-7868 * Not Assigned
12/1/2004 Update or Other Action File number 2601.26.006 assigned and entered into the Fileroom Database and Leaking Underground Storage Tank database. Alyce Hughey
12/29/2004 Update or Other Action Sent letter requesting status of soil bio piles constructed on site to remediate contaminated soil. Sampling plan to be submitted for approval if no sampling has been conducted since 1996. Donald Seagren
2/17/2005 Report or Workplan Review - Other Reviewed supplemental historic information supplied by consultant that was missing from ADEC files. Provided comments for development of work plan. Donald Seagren
5/3/2005 Update or Other Action reviewed and commented on stockpile sampling plan Donald Seagren
6/14/2005 Underground Storage Tank Site Characterization or Assessment Reviewed bio pile sampling report. All samples below applicable ADEC cleanup levels. Approval to decommission stockpile and dispose of liner in Kodiak landfill. Site will remain in NFRAP status due to contamination under building. Donald Seagren
11/18/2005 Update or Other Action Received verification of the dismantling of the bio-cell and removal of the piping and liner. The piping and liner was disposed of in the Kodiak landfill. Donald Seagren
11/21/2005 Update or Other Action Received the report on the closure of the biocell. The soil was remediated to levels below ADEC cleanup levels and landspread on site. The liner and piping was disposed of at the Kodiak Landfill. The bio-cell is considered closed. As was stated in the 13 December 96 NFRAP letter, contamination remains under the building exceeding cleanup levels that will require additional assessment &/or cleanup when it becomes accessible. Donald Seagren
3/8/2007 Exposure Tracking Model Ranking * Not Assigned
6/13/2008 Update or Other Action Site transferred from Don Seagren to Paul Horwath per Linda Nuechterlein. Alyce Hughey
11/10/2011 Exposure Tracking Model Ranking A new updated ranking with ETM has been completed for source area 77707 UST removal and piping. Alyce Hughey
11/10/2014 Update or Other Action Staff changed from Paul Horwath to IC Unit. Kristin Thompson
8/14/2015 Institutional Control Compliance Review IC compliance review conducted. Schedule to send the responsible party an IC reminder letter. Evonne Reese
8/18/2015 Institutional Control Update An IC reminder letter was issued to the responsible party on this date. Kristin Thompson

Contaminant Information

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

Control Type

Type Details
CS Database Notation And Letter To Landowner/RP


Description Details
When Contaminated Soil is Accessible, Remediation Should Occur remaining contaminated soil is under building

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