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No Further Action Decision Under CERCLA Study Area 430 Historic Gas Station Sites

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Investigations of Study Area SA 430 Historic Gas Station Site at Fort Devens, Massachusetts have resulted in the decision that no further hazardous waste studies or remediation are required at this site. SA 430 was identified in the Federal Facilities Agreement between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency USEPA and the U.S. Department of Defense DoD as a potential site of contamination. Fort Devens was placed on the National Priorities List NPL under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act CERCLA as amended by the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act SARA on December 21, 1989. In addition, under Public Law 101-510, the Defense Base Realignment and Closure Act BRAC of 1990, Fort Devens was selected for cessation of operations and closure. In accordance with these acts, numerous studies, including a Master Environmental Plan MEP, an Enhanced Preliminary Assessment PA, removal of two underground storage tanks USTs, a Site Investigation SI, and a Supplemental Site Investigation SSI have been conducted which address SA 430. Under the Devens Reuse Plan the portion of the installation in which SA 430 is located, has been identified for future innovation and technology businesses. The two USTs associated with the historic gas station at SA 430 were removed in 1991 as part of an installation-wide UST removal program Kurz Associates, 1991. Residual contamination was observed at the time of removal. As part of the removal program, three monitoring wells 2680W-01 through 2680W-03 were installed to monitor for free product. The groundwater table was measured at 9 feet below ground surface, and no product was detected.

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  • Humanities and History
  • Military Forces and Organizations
  • Solid Wastes and Pollution and Control
  • Environmental Health and Safety

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