No Further Action Decision Under CERCLA, Fort Devens Study Area 19, 20 and 21, Waste Water Treatment Plant
ABB ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES INC WAKEFIELD MA
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Investigations of Study Areas 19, 20 and 21 Waste Water Treatment Plant at Fort Devens, Massachusetts, have resulted in the decision that no further hazardous waste studies or remediation are required at this site. Any further action should be addressed under applicable sanitary sewage regulations and standards. Study Areas 19, 20 and 21 were identified collectively in the Federal Facilities Agreement between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Defense as a potential site of contamination. On December 21,1989 Fort Devens was placed on the National Priorities List under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act as amended by the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act. Fort Devens was subsequently selected for cessation of operations and closure under Public Law 101-510, the Defense Base Realignment and Closure Act of 1990. In accordance with these acts numerous studies have been conducted which address Study Areas 19, 20 and 21, including a Master Environmental Plan, an Enhanced Preliminary Assessment, and a Site Investigation. The site investigation of Study Areas 19, 20 and 21 was initiated in 1992 in conjunction with the other eight Group 3, 5 and 6 Study Areas at Fort Devens. The Study Areas 19, 20 and 21 site investigations consisted of both Study Area- specific investigations on groundwater and surface soil and non-Study Area-specific investigations of the whole Group 5 area on surface water and sediment in the Nashua River.
- Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
- Water Pollution and Control