TABLE C-1 Characteristics of Remedial Investigation Sites Outside Tarawa Terrace and Hadnot Point Water-Supply Areasa

Water-Supply Area

Operable Unit, RI Site

Site Description

Nature of Waste or Contamination

Groundwater Contaminants Identified

Stone Bay Rifle Range

OU 14, site 69

Rifle range, chemical dump

Disposal of chemical wastes: PCBs, solvents, pesticides, tear gas or other training agents

VOCs in groundwater

Stone Bay Rifle

Range Pre-RI site 68

Rifle range, dump

Disposal of mixed wastes: garbage, building debris, waste treatment sludge, solvents

Low concentrations of organics in groundwater

Camp Geiger/MCAS

OU 3, site 48

MCAS mercury dump

No contaminants identified

No groundwater contamination

Camp Geiger/MCAS

OU 4, site 41

Camp Geiger dump near former trailer park

Mixed-waste dump containing solvents, batteries, ordnance and chemical training materials, construction waste, petroleum waste, pesticides

Metals (chromium, iron, lead, manganese) in groundwater

Camp Geiger/MCAS

OU 6, site 36

Camp Geiger dump area

Mixed industrial waste

VOCs in groundwater

Camp Geiger/MCAS

OU 6, site 43

Agan Street dump

Construction debris, sewage sludge, semivolatiles, pesticides

No significant groundwater contamination

Camp Geiger/MCAS

OU 6, site 44

Jones Street dump

Construction debris, paint, pesticides

Contaminated groundwater (VOCs) traced to other sites (OU 16)

Camp Geiger/MCAS

OU 6, site 54

Fire training-burn pit for airport

Unlined pit used until 1975 for burning VOCs

VOCs, SVOCs

Camp Geiger/MCAS

OU 10, site 35

Camp Geiger fuel farm

Fuel storage-tank releases

Multiple fuel, solvent plumes

Camp Geiger/MCAS

OU 16, 89

Camp Geiger area UST

Fuel storage-tank releases

Fuel contamination

Camp Geiger/MCAS

OU 16, 93

Camp Geiger area UST

Fuel storage-tank releases

Fuel contamination

Camp Geiger/MCAS

OU 20, site 86

Tank area, storage for petroleum products

Fuel storage-tank releases

VOC, SVOC contamination

Camp Geiger/MCAS

Pre-RI, site 75

MCAS basketball-court site

Reported drum burial—never found

No contamination

Camp Geiger/MCAS

Pre-RI, site 76

MCAS Curtis Road site

Reported drum burial—never found

No contamination

Camp Geiger/MCAS

Pre-RI, site 87

MCAS officer housing area dump

Hospital wastes eroding from bank

No groundwater contamination

Camp Johnson

OU 8, site 16

Monford Point burn dump

Housing trash, vehicle staging area

No significant groundwater contamination

Camp Johnson

Pre-RI, site 85

Camp Johnson battery dump

Battery disposal, metals in soils

No significant groundwater contamination

Holcomb Blvd.

OU 4, site 74

Mess hall grease-disposal area

Disposal area for pesticides, chemical-warfare materiel

Low concentrations of pesticides in one monitoring well



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