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Site Report: Barwell Island Base End Station

Site Name: Barwell Island Base End Station
Address: Barwell Island, South of Cape Resurrection, Seward, AK 99664
File Number: 2332.38.037
Hazard ID: 4608
Status: Active
Staff: Curtis Dunkin, 9072693053
Latitude: 59.859741
Longitude: -149.277082
Horizontal Datum:NAD83

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Approximately 20 deteriorated lead-acid batteries are located within a concrete searchlight bunker at the site. Several batteries are cracked or leaking and have the potential to realease hazardous substances including lead. A partially exposed undergroung storage tank with a large hole in the side is also located at the site. The UST contents appear to be rainwater and vegetation. A communications line or cable, approximatley 500 feet long is also present that may be lead-sheathed. The US Fish and Wildlife service desires the batteries be removed. The island is rugged and access is primarily by helicopter due to the sensitive status of the habitat. Public access is possible via boat.

Action Information

Action Date Action Description DEC Staff
1/1/1986 Report or Workplan Review - Other Inventory Report for Barwell Island dated January 1986. Includes an inventory of debris. Sammi Castle
3/17/2008 Site Added to Database Site added to the database. Mitzi Read
4/10/2008 Exposure Tracking Model Ranking Initial ranking with ETM completed. Debra Caillouet

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