Accession Number : ADA312194

Title :   United States Air Force 611th Air Support Group/Civil Engineering Squadron, Elmendorf AFB, Alaska. Risk Assessment Point Lonely Radar Installation, Alaska.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : ICF TECHNOLOGY INC FAIRFAX VA

Personal Author(s) : Karmi, Samer

PDF Url : ADA312194

Report Date : 01 APR 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 368

Abstract : This document contains the baseline human health risk assessment and the ecological risk assessment (ERA) for the Point Lonely Distant Early Warning (DEW) Line radar installation. Twelve sites at the Point Lonely radar installation underwent remedial investigations (RIs) during the summer of 1993. The Vehicle Storage Area (SS14) was combined with the Inactive Landfill because the two sites were essentially co-located and were sampled during the RI as a single unit. Therefore, 11 sites are discussed in this risk assessment. The presence of chemical contamination in the soil, sediments, and surface water at the installation was evaluated and reported in the Point Lonely Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study (RI/FS). The analytical data reported in the RI/FS form the basis for the human health and ecological risk assessments. The primary chemicals of concern (COCs) at the 11 sites are diesel and gasoline from past spills and/or leaks, chlorinated solvents, and manganese. The 11 sites investigated and the types of samples collected at each site are presented. The purpose of the risk assessment is to evaluate the human health and ecological risks that may be associated with chemicals released to the environment at the 11 sites investigated during the RI. The risk assessment characterizes the probability that measured concentrations of hazardous chemical substances will cause adverse effects in humans or the environment in the absence of remediation. The risk assessment will be used to determine if remediation (site cleanup) is necessary and, if so, to rank sites for remedial action.

Descriptors :   *WATER POLLUTION, *SOIL POLLUTION, *RADAR STATIONS, BENZENE, RISK, CHEMICAL CONTAMINATION, TOXIC HAZARDS, TOXICITY, ALASKA, ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT, GROUND WATER, FEASIBILITY STUDIES, SURFACE WATERS, SAMPLING, XYLENES, FUEL TANKS, AIR FORCE FACILITIES, ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, WASTE DISPOSAL, SITE INVESTIGATIONS, INSTALLATION RESTORATION, VEGETATION, HABITATS, ENDANGERED SPECIES, PUBLIC HEALTH, SEDIMENTS, DIESEL FUELS, FUEL CONTAMINATION, SOIL TESTS, CONCENTRATION(CHEMISTRY), ECOLOGY, OIL SPILLS, AQUATIC ANIMALS, SEWAGE, WATER ANALYSIS.

Subject Categories : Solid Wastes Pollution and Control
      Water Pollution and Control
      Ecology
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE