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Site Report: Ride N Shine USTs 1-4

Site Name: Ride N Shine USTs 1-4
Address: 1341 S. Bragaw St.; , Anchorage, AK 99508
File Number: 2100.26.236
Hazard ID: 23659
Status: Cleanup Complete - Institutional Controls
Staff: IC Unit, 9074655229
Latitude: 61.208989
Longitude: -149.807711
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.


In 1994 four underground storage tanks (USTs) were removed from the Ride N Shine facility. Tanks removed included 10,000-gallon gasoline tanks #1 and #2, 5,000-gallon gasoline tank #3, and 1,000-gallon used oil tank #4. Approximately 150 cubic yards of soil were excavated, sampled, and then used as backfill during installation of two new USTs (#5 & #6). In 2004, following cleanup activities, a cleanup complete with institutional controls determination was made. F.K.A L55.190

Action Information

Action Date Action Description DEC Staff
8/8/1994 Site Visit RECN; * Not Assigned
8/9/1994 Site Visit RECN; * Not Assigned
8/10/1994 Site Visit RECN; * Not Assigned
8/11/1994 Leaking Underground Storage Tank Release Confirmed - Petroleum LUST Site created in CSP for source area ID 76410 ADD; * Not Assigned
8/11/1994 Site Added to Database * Not Assigned
8/12/1994 Leaking Underground Storage Tank Cleanup Initiated - Petroleum LCAU; LUST corrective action underway. : LCAU date changed DB conversion * Not Assigned
8/31/1994 Release Investigation RELR; * Not Assigned
8/31/1994 Underground Storage Tank Site Characterization or Assessment SA1R; * Not Assigned
8/31/1994 Update or Other Action NOR; * Not Assigned
9/6/1995 Update or Other Action CAPR; Reviewed files. * Not Assigned
11/20/1997 Update or Other Action ADEC sends Notification of Intent to Cost Recover Letter to Current Owner: GERIK INC DBA RIDE N SHINE * Not Assigned
1/3/2001 Update or Other Action copy of 15 Nov 2000 Proposal given to Lynne Bush for review and comment. Lynne Bush
1/3/2001 Update or Other Action Letter sent to Gerik regarding the 15 nov 2000 Proposal (oilRiskConsultants) sent to Linda Nuechterlein. Reminder to send a work plan for me to review. Lynne Bush
2/28/2001 Update or Other Action E-mail to Brailey asking for revision to proposal, asking for revised WP. Lynne Bush
12/21/2001 Update or Other Action Site transferred from Bush to Sundet Lynne Bush
1/21/2003 Long Term Monitoring Established Long term monitoring established. Todd Blessing
3/24/2003 Underground Storage Tank Site Characterization or Assessment Spring Site Assessment Workplan reviewed and approved by Rich Sundet. Scott Pexton
4/1/2003 Update or Other Action UST Cleanup Grant #15218632 awarded to fund eligible project costs for workplan approved March 24, 2003. Scott Pexton
9/4/2003 Update or Other Action Site Transferred from Sundet to Blessing Scott Pexton
8/10/2004 Conditional Closure Approved Record of Decision submitted to Mike Gerik which outlines the Departments decision to grant a NFRAP contingent on the implementation of institutional controls and the signing of a notice of contamination which is due on October 8, 2004. Todd Blessing
8/10/2004 Institutional Control Record Established Institutional controls established are as follows: 1. Any proposal to transport soil and/or groundwater off site requires ADEC approval in accordance with 18 AAC 75.325(i) 2. A groundwater monitor plan will be required that provides periodic monitoring to ensure contamination is declining and not migrating beyond the Ride n Shine and Holiday Station #5001 properties 3. An institutional control will be required that identifies the nature and extent of the contamination remaining on the site. It will also notify future owners/operators of the property of the environmental status of the site and any conditions that apply to future management of the contamination 4. The attached Notice of Environmental Contamination will need to be recorded (in the State of Alaska’s Recorders Office) as an institution control measure in accordance to 18 AAC 75.375(b)(3). In addition, a statement will be included in the DEC database regarding the environmental status of the site. Todd Blessing
10/29/2004 Long Term Monitoring Established Approved of Restoration Science and Engineering's Long Term Groundwater Monitoring Plan to collect groundwater samples from MW-5 every two years. Collected groundwater samples will be analyzed for volatile organic compounds. Todd Blessing
8/17/2005 Update or Other Action Mike Gerik has requested to remove the fuel from his underground storage tanks for a period of 5 years after which he would remove the tanks and attempt to receive a tank closure determination from the Department. The Department approved of the request as long as Mike does not sell his property and abides by the institutional controls established in the Record of Decision signed in August of 2004. Todd Blessing
5/28/2008 Update or Other Action DEC staff issued a letter on May 28, 2008 requesting that Mr. Gerik conduct a groundwater monitoring event. DEC has not received any groundwater monitoring results since 2004. DEC approved of a long term groundwater monitoring plan in 2004. Groundwater monitoring was scheduled to be initiated in May 2005. Todd Blessing
11/10/2008 Update or Other Action DEC staff reviewed RSE's "Ride n Shine 2008 Groundwater Monitoring Event" report, dated November 6, 2008. The report documented the sampling and analysis of groundwater collected from MW-5. Groundwater samples were analyzed for GRO, DRO, RRO, and VOCs according to DEC approved methods. No contaminants of concern were detected in samples that exceeded cleanup levels established in 18 AAC 75.345 Table C. Todd Blessing
6/30/2011 Update or Other Action Transferred Project Manager to IC Unit Bianca Reece
11/9/2011 Institutional Control Compliance Review IC review conducted and tickler system updated. Will look on the Recorder's Office website to find deed notice. Evonne Reese
8/1/2012 Institutional Control Update Found recorded deed notice on the Recorder's Office database and uploaded in the Attachments section of this database. Evonne Reese
12/6/2012 Institutional Control Update An IC reminder letter was issued to the responsible party on this date (12/6/2012). Kristin Thompson
12/18/2012 Institutional Control Update Telephone conversation with the responsible party. Another groundwater monitoring event will be scheduled by the consultant in the near future. Evonne Reese
2/28/2013 Report or Workplan Review - Other DEC staff reviewed Restoration Science & Engineering, LLC's "2013 Groundwater Monitoring Results". Groundwater samples MW-5 and MW-X were non-detect (ND) or below ADEC Table C cleanup levels. Concentrations of GRO (0.0867 mg/L), benzene (0.00190 mg/L), toluene (0.000970 mg/L), 2-butanone or MEK (0.0309 mg/L), and dichlorodifluoromethane (0.00112 mg/L) were detected below ADEC Table C cleanup levels. Tetrachloroethylene (PCE) was non-detect. Investigate future groundwater sampling requirement removal. Kristin Thompson
2/28/2013 Institutional Control Update Future groundwater monitoring requirements have been removed. Other institutional controls will still apply. Evonne Reese
5/16/2013 Long Term Monitoring Complete Administrative action added during a quality control check. Kristin Thompson
9/3/2013 Institutional Control Update DEC received verification that the groundwater monitoring wells have been decommissioned. Evonne Reese
3/2/2016 Institutional Control Update IC reminder letter was issued to the responsible party on this date. Nathan Maxwell

Contaminant Information

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

Control Type

Type Details
Notice of Environmental Contamination (Deed Notice) Recorder's Office Document Number: 2004-078599-0


Description Details
Excavation / Soil Movement Restrictions Any proposal to transport soil and/or groundwater off site requires ADEC approval in accordance with 18 AAC 75.325(i)
Advance approval required to transport soil or groundwater off-site.
Movement or use of contaminated material (including on site) in a manner that results in a violation of the water quality standards is prohibited (18 AAC 70)
Periodic Review Every five years.

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