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IRP Site 7 - Long Beach Naval Complex

IRP Site 7 is an area of sediment contamination beneath Pier 12, located at the old Navy Mole on Terminal Island in the City of Long Beach.  The source of the contamination is unknown.  cover approximately 1.56 acres. Sediment sampling concluded that some contamination exists at the site; however, there is no reported adverse effect on plants or animals. Chemicals of potential concern include metals, PAHs, PCBs, and pesticides. The record of decision completed in 2007 concluded that institutional controls (i.e., prohibiting contact with or disturbing sediment) would be the selected remedy beneath Pier 12. The last five-year review conducted at this site was in 2015 and the next five-year review will be in 2020.

Quick Facts
Size  1.56 acres
Location Pier 12, Terminal Island, Long Beach
Contamination Source Unknown
Potential Waste Types PAHs, PCBs, and pesticides. 
Status Long-term Monitoring
Est. Response Complete Unknown

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