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Fort Gillem VI Study

PROJECT NAME AND STATE: Assessment and Implementation of Remediation Alternatives, Fort Gillem, GA.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONTRACT ACTIONS:  IMPLEMENTATION OF REMEDIATION ALTERNATIVES TASK ORDER – FY2015 - $15-$20M

LOCATION AND DESCRIPTIONFt. Gillem is located in Clayton County, GA.  Environmental investigations have determined that three contaminated sites have impacted the groundwater off-site:  (1)  FTG-01, North Landfill Area, is in the northern portion of Fort Gillem (Figure 1); (2) FTG-07/10, is located in the south/southeast portion of Fort Gillem (Figure 2); and (3) FTG-09, is located in the southern portion of Fort Gillem (Figure 2).  To address point sources of contamination and groundwater contamination a task order was issued June 2015 to CB&I.  The objective of this task order is to complete the CERCLA phases leading up to and including Decision Document phase and Remedy in Place/Response Complete (RIP/RC) for the above Fort Gillem Sites to include the off-site groundwater plumes.

STATUS:

The Vapor Intrusion Report was approved by EPA Region IV on 6 June 2016. EPA considers the VI Study complete.  CB&I has completed the following activities:

  • Dec 2015 – Sampling completed for all monitoring wells in FTG-07/10
  • April 2016 thru Present – Soil sampling in numerous FTG-01 areas
  • May 2016 – Baseline groundwater sampling was completed for FTG-01
  • Jun 2016 – A total of 3,502 tons of contaminated material was removed from the eastern portion of FTG-01Nov 2016 – Complete soil sampling to delineate contamination at FTG-09. Began groundwater delineation for Remedial Design at FTG-09 

On July 27, 2017, USEPA notified the ASAI&E of the termination of the Unilateral Administrative Order.


CONGRESSIONAL INTEREST: Sen. Perdue and Isakson and Rep. Lewis

 

 

 Figure 1: Fort Gillem, FTG-01 Off-site Groundwater Plume Investigation
 
 Figure 2: Fort Gillem, FTG-07/10, FTG-09 Off-Site Groundwater Plume Investigation
 

DISTRICT POC: Tracey Epperley, Environmental Engineer, Project Management Division, (912) 652-5718