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Site Report: Craig ACS FUDS

Site Name: Craig ACS FUDS
Address: Corner of Main & 4th Sts., Craig, AK 99921
File Number: 1504.38.012
Hazard ID: 4072
Status: Cleanup Complete - Institutional Controls
Staff: IC Unit, 9074655229
Latitude: 55.476111
Longitude: -133.149722
Horizontal Datum:NAD27

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.


Four former USTs were present at the site under federal operation; leaks or fuel handling spillage caused contaminated soil and groundwater at the hilltop site. Sections 5&6, T 74 S, 81 E, CR Meridian, Craig B-4 Quad. The USTs and contaminated soil was removed by the US Army Corps of Engineers. The groundwater sampling showed that the contamination has naturally attenuated. Contamination remains below the log cabin and shed.

Action Information

Action Date Action Description DEC Staff
8/10/2004 Update or Other Action Staff approved the interim removal action workplan. Anne Marie Palmieri
10/7/2004 Update or Other Action Staff reviewed and commented on the draft site characterization workplan. Anne Marie Palmieri
1/18/2005 Site Characterization Workplan Approved Site Characterization workplan approved this date. Anne Marie Palmieri
3/22/2005 Site Added to Database UST historical petroleum contamination. Bruce Wanstall
3/22/2005 GIS Position Updated USGS 1:24K/25K Series topographic map interpolation of property latitude and longitude using web-based service. The geodetic reference is the North American Datum 1927 (NAD27) survey which is based on the Clarke 1866 spheroid. Bruce Wanstall
6/20/2005 Site Characterization Report Approved Site characterization (Remedial Investigation) report approved this date. Corps is currently drafting a Feasibility Study. Anne Marie Palmieri
8/1/2005 Site Ranked Using the AHRM Site ranked using information from the RI. Anne Marie Palmieri
3/6/2006 Proposed Plan Proposed plan approved this date. Preferred alternative is excavation of remaining contaminated soil and off-site disposal. Public meeting is scheduled for 3/8/06 and the public comment period lasts until 4/8/06. Anne Marie Palmieri
9/5/2006 Update or Other Action Staff provided comments on the draft removal action workplan. Fieldwork is planned for October/November 2006. Anne Marie Palmieri
10/30/2006 Record of Decision Decision Document and Explanation of Significan Differences signed today. Document is located on G: Drive in file 1504.38.012. Anne Marie Palmieri
11/28/2006 Cleanup Plan Approved 2006 Removal Action workplan approved this date. Anne Marie Palmieri
6/6/2007 Exposure Tracking Model Ranking ETM ranking Anne Marie Palmieri
8/22/2007 Update or Other Action Cleanup Report reviewed. 250 tons of contaminated soil sent to Lower 48 for disposal. Confirmation samples showed elevated concentrations of DRO and benzene at the edge of the excavation. Contamination extends below the inhabited log cabin. DEC sent a letter to the Corps requesting that they investigate the vapor intrusion pathway. Anne Marie Palmieri
8/27/2009 Final Cleanup Report Reviewed Chemical Data Report reviewed and approved this date. Report documents groundwater and surface water seep samples as well as 2 air monitoring samples inside the cabin. Groundwater and surface water seep and crawlspace area air sample were all below their respective cleanup and screening levels. The air sample collected upstairs in the cabin slightly exceeded the benzene screening value, however there were other potential sources (smoking, furnace) which could have contributed to the results. No additional sampling is needed. Soil contamination remains below the cabin. An institutional control will be needed to ensure that the contamination is addressed when accessible. Anne Marie Palmieri
9/30/2010 Update or Other Action A Notice of Environmental Contamination was signed by the property owner and recorded in the Ketchikan Recording District. Contamination is present under the log cabin and shed and will be addressed by the USACE if those structures are moved. Anne Marie Palmieri
8/28/2014 Meeting or Teleconference Held CS staff met with the USACE regarding site closure. CS provided comments to the USACE on their draft closure documents. Anne Marie Palmieri
11/25/2014 Cleanup Complete Determination Issued A Declaration of Project Closure Decision and No Department of Defense Action Indicated (NDAI) report was signed this date. The remaining contamination underneath the log cabin and shed will be assessed and possibly removed if the structures are ever moved. Anne Marie Palmieri
11/28/2014 Institutional Control Record Established Institutional Controls established and entered into the database. Anne Marie Palmieri
12/8/2015 Institutional Control Compliance Review IC compliance review conducted, site transferred from Palmieri to the IC Unit, and set the reminder system to follow up with the responsible party in 2017. Evonne Reese
12/16/2015 Update or Other Action The hard file for this site was hand delivered from the Haines office by Anne Marie Palmieri and received by the Juneau office on 12/15/2015. Kristin Thompson
6/22/2018 Institutional Control Compliance Review IC compliance review conducted. Closure/IC Details updated. ICs Verification letter issued. Reminder system set to follow-up every five years. Kristin Thompson

Contaminant Information

Name Level Description Media Comments
DRO Between Method 2 Migration to Groundwater and Human Health/Ingestion/Inhalation Soil Under the log cabin

Control Type

Type Details
Notice of Environmental Contamination (Deed Notice) A NEC was signed on 9/30/10 which states that contamination is still present under the log cabin and shed. Document ID 2010-003170-0.


Description Details
Advance approval required to transport soil or groundwater off-site. Standard condition.
When Contaminated Soil is Accessible, Remediation Should Occur The ADEC shall be notified if the Log Cabin on site is moved or removed for any reason. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be responsible for cleanup up the contaminated soil that becomes exposed due to such a move.
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) Standard condition.
Periodic Review ADEC will conduct a review of site conditions every five years.

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