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Site Report: AKARNG Selawik FSA


Site Name: AKARNG Selawik FSA
Address: Parcel J, Lot 43, Block 8, Tract A, USS 4492, Selawik, AK 99770
File Number: 500.38.002
Hazard ID: 2495
Status: Cleanup Complete
Staff: ,
Latitude: 66.602200
Longitude: -160.003441
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.

Problems/Comments

Petroleum contamination at site.

Action Information

Action Date Action Description DEC Staff
4/18/1996 Site Added to Database Petroleum contamination. Jeff Peterson
4/18/1996 Site Ranked Using the AHRM Initial ranking. Bill Wright
9/9/1997 Site Ranked Using the AHRM Reranked site. Changed Air Exposure Index Value from 0.1 to 0.2; GW Exposure Index Value from 0 to 0.4; GW Usage Value from 0.5 to 1; and Environmental/Recreation from 0 to 2. Former score was 0. Scott Pexton
9/12/1997 Site Ranked Using the AHRM Site reranked. Changed GW Exposure Index Value from 0.4 to 0. Former score was 0. Scott Pexton
10/10/1997 Update or Other Action Letter sent regarding Phase II Site Investigation Report. Scott Pexton
10/12/1999 Site Ranked Using the AHRM Site reranked based on information in July 1997 Phase II Report and 9/9/98 letter from William Vagt. Scott Pexton
11/22/2000 Update or Other Action Received draft Interim Removal Action Plan prepared for the Alaska Army National Guard by Clearwater Environmental, Inc. Scott Pexton
3/22/2001 Update or Other Action Received AKARNG comments prepared by Norm Straub regarding the draft Interim Removal Action Plan prepared by Clarwater Environmental, Inc. Scott Pexton
4/6/2001 Update or Other Action Letter sent to Norm Straub of the AKARNG with comments on the draft Interim Removal Action Plan. Scott Pexton
7/26/2001 Update or Other Action Received Corrective Action Plan prepared by Clearwater Environmental, Inc. Scott Pexton
8/15/2001 Update or Other Action Received "Operations Plan for Thermal Treatment of Contaminated Soil at Nimiuk Point near Kotzebue, Alaska", prepared by TELLUS, Ltd. and Wayne Drake General Contractor. Scott Pexton
8/28/2001 Update or Other Action Letter sent to Norm Straub of the Alaska Army National Guard with comments on the Operations Plan received August 15. Scott Pexton
9/4/2001 Update or Other Action Received revised Operations Plan. Sent letter to Norm Straub of the Alaska Army National Guard with conditional ADEC approval of the Operations Plan for Thermal Treatment of Contaminated Soil at Nimiuk Point. Conditions in the approval letter are (1) Before contaminated soil is received at the facility, the operator (Wayne Drake General Contractor) shall obtain written approval to operate the treatment facility from the owner of the land where the facility will be located; and. (2) Baseline and closure assessment soil samples will be collected as discrete grab samples (not composites). After field screening is performed, discrete grab samples will be selected from areas of highest field-screened results and analyzed for GRO/BTEX, DRO, and RRO using the Alaska Methods. Scott Pexton
9/5/2001 Interim Removal Action Approved Letter sent to Norm Straub of the Alaska Army National Guard with approval of Corrective Action Plan prepared by Clearwater Environmental, Inc. Up to fifty cubic yards of petroleum-contaminated soil will be removed and transported in 55 gallon drums via air transport or barge from the Selawik site to an ADEC-approved thermal treatment facility located at Nimiuk Point. The petroleum-contaminated soil will be treated at a facility to be operated by Wayne Drake General Contractor. Scott Pexton
5/17/2002 Update or Other Action Received DRAFT Interim Removal Action Report prepared by Clearwater Enviromnetal, Inc. Scott Pexton
9/12/2002 Update or Other Action ADEC approvalsigned to transport 50 yards of diesel-contaminated soil from Nimiuk Point stockpile location to the TPS Technologies Facility in Lakeland Washington for thermal treatment. The Alaska Army National Guard project manager, Norm Straub requested the approval for Clearwater Group, Inc. The 50 cubic yards of contaminated soil originated from the Selawik Federal Scout Armory site and is contained in two hundred 55-gallon drums. The soil will be transported from the Nimiuk Point portable treatment facility to the Drake Contruction barge to Kotzebue and then offloaded and placed in connexes and loaded onto the Northland barge for shipment to Seattle. The soil will then be offloaded and trucked to the TPS Facility by Interwest Development Construction. The authorization request was signed by Scott Pexton and Jim Frechione. Scott Pexton
3/6/2003 Update or Other Action ADEC sent letter regarding draft Interim removal action report. Beatrice Egbejimba
5/20/2003 Update or Other Action ADEC sent letter to Norm Straub of AKARNG with approval of final Interim Removal Action Report received March 6, 2003. ADEC will work with AKARNG on future plans to propose alternative cleanup levels based on site specific information. Beatrice Egbejimba
7/21/2003 Update or Other Action ADEC sent letter to Norman Straub of Anchorage Army National Guard (AKARNG) with comments regarding Draft Alternative Cleanup Level Demonstration Project dated December, 2002. Beatrice Egbejimba
7/25/2003 Update or Other Action ADEC sent letter to Norman Straub of Anchorage Army National Guard (AKARNG) with comments regarding Draft Alternative Cleanup Level Demonstration Project dated December, 2002. Beatrice Egbejimba
4/9/2004 Update or Other Action File number updated: 500.38.002. Sarah Cunningham
2/9/2005 Update or Other Action Staff reviewed a post treatment sampling report that shows no residual contamination at Nimiuk Point. Report is in general file. Debra Caillouet
2/17/2006 Update or Other Action Draft Alternative Cleanup Level Demonstration Project Report, Selawik FSA, February 2006 was received February 13, 2006. DEC has reviewed the draft report and the technical review comments provided by your office. DEC agrees with the comments you provided and has additional comments that should be addressed in the final document. DEC is concerned that an area that was not identified as contaminated is previous site characterization was found during this sampling event. While this report is designed to develop alternative cleanup levels, this information should be added to the conclusions with a recommendation that the area be further defined. In the Appendix, TOC data is included for another site, samples identified as NOO-ACL, this data should be removed from the final version. The Sample Calculations in the Appendix and/or the text in Section 5.0 should show by sample number, which samples were included in the average calculations. An explanation for the inclusion or exclusion of any result from these averages should also be provided. This would assure the reader that all results were evaluated for their applicability to the development of the background soil properties. Debra Caillouet
1/30/2008 Update or Other Action Staff review a contamination delineation report and advised the AKARNG of the expected content of a decision document. Debra Caillouet
4/2/2008 Exposure Tracking Model Ranking Initial ranking with ETM completed. Debra Caillouet
5/12/2008 Update or Other Action Comments were sent to the AKARNG on the draft corrective action plan. Debra Caillouet
5/12/2008 Update or Other Action Comments were sent to the AKARNG on the draft corrective action plan. Debra Caillouet
5/28/2008 Cleanup Plan Approved Cleanup plan approved Debra Caillouet
12/2/2008 Report or Workplan Review - Other Staff sent comments to the AKARNG on the draft corrective action report. Debra Caillouet
12/15/2008 Final Cleanup Report Reviewed The Final Corrective Action Report Federal Scout Armory Selawik December 8, 2008 was reviewed and approved. The report documents the removal and proper disposal of 578 tons of DRO contaminated soil. Debra Caillouet
12/15/2008 Cleanup Complete Determination Issued Based on the final Corrective Action report the site is closed. Debra Caillouet
12/15/2008 Exposure Tracking Model Ranking A new updated ranking with ETM has been completed for source area 73472 Spills/Leaks. Debra Caillouet
12/22/2011 Report or Workplan Review - Other Stakeholder Draft Site Inspection Report, Selawik Federal Scout Readiness Center, Selawik, Alaska, December 2011 Debra Caillouet

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

Requirements

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

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