Accession Number:

ADB088362

Title:

Installation Assessment of Headquarters, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC and Noncontiguous Sections Forest Glen, Silver Spring, Maryland and Glen Haven, Wheaton, Maryland.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 16-20 Jan 1984

Corporate Author:

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING INC GAINESVILLE FL

Report Date:

1984-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

201.0

Abstract:

Problems areas include the following 1 Toxichazardous wastes are being stored in excess of the 90 days allowable. 2 Wastewater discharges from the steam cleaning operation Bldg. 601 and the wash rack Bldg. 82 enter stormwater drainages and have not been permitted. 3 The disposal of wipe rags contaminated with toxic wastes along with nonhazardous solid waste is in violation. 4 The mixing of carbon tetrachloride with waste oil makes the resulting mixture a hazardous waste. 5 While the use of carbon tetrachloride as a degreasing agent by the Directorate of Industrial Operations motor pool is allowed by National Institute for Occupational Safety and HealthOccupational Safety and Health Administration regulations, nonhazardous substitute solvents are available NIOSHOSHA, 1978.

Subject Categories:

  • Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE