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Site 53

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Diesel Fuel Station

In the fall of 2004 the odor of diesel fuel was detected during trenching operations associated with the modification of an operational building.  The odor was suspected to be related to a former buried concrete diesel fuel tank used to fire the building's boiler. During trenching operations, the contractor performing the work disposed of several cubic yards of soil suspected of possible diesel fuel contamination.  A Site Inspection was conducted in 2014, and several petroleum-relted chemicals were detected in the soil.  Although the concentrations of these chemicals do not pose a significant risk, an assessment is being carried out to assess the possibility of vapor intrusion into the building.

Quick Facts
Size Less than 0.01 acres
Location (see map) In administrative area near eastern boundary of base
Contamination Source Diesel fuel tank
Potential Waste Types  Diesel fuel
Status Site Assessment
Est. Response Complete TBD pending completion of Site Assessment

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