Accession Number:

ADA282851

Title:

Community Environmental Response Facilitation Act (CERFA) Report. Fort Wingate Depot Activity, Gallup, New Mexico

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT INC EXTON PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1994-04-11

Pagination or Media Count:

165.0

Abstract:

This report presents the results of the Community Environmental Response Facilitation Act CERFA investigation conducted by Environmental Resources Management ERM at Fort Wingate Depot Activity FWDA, a U.S. Government property selected for closure by the Base Realignment and Closure BRAC Commission under Public Laws 100-526 and 101-510. Under CERFA Public Law 102-426, Federal agencies are required to identify expeditiously real property that can be immediately reused and redeveloped. Satisfying this objective requires the identification of real property where no hazardous substances or petroleum products, regulated by the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act CERCLA, were stored for one year or more, known to have been released, or disposed. FWDA is a 21,812 acre installation located in northwestern New Mexico, near the city of Gallup, New Mexico. Old Fort Wingate was established in 1850. During WWII, it was a storage point for overseas shipments and has been used predominantly for the storage of ammunition. It was also used to test Pershing missiles. The active mission of FWDA ceased in January 1993. ERM reviewed existing investigation documents U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, State, and county regulatory records environmental data bases and title documents pertaining to FWDA during this investigation. In addition, ERM conducted interviews and visual inspections of FWDA as well as visual inspections of and data base searches for the surrounding properties. Information in this CERFA report was current as of January 1994.

Subject Categories:

  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
  • Solid Wastes and Pollution and Control
  • Environmental Health and Safety

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE