Buxton FUDS pipe removal work completed, results pending
The sign located at the entrance to the Buxton Beach access closest to the former Buxton Naval Facility Formerly Used Defense Sites property in Dare County North Carolina. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, awarded a contract to remove a pipe thought to be the potential source that could have resulted in the odors, sheen, and contaminated organic material reported to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers by the National Park Service. The contractors completed the pipe removal work at the site was completed Friday, May 17, 2024, but results from soil sampling, which will identify the next steps, are still pending. The work included removing 70-80 feet of pipe, soil sampling and removing liquids that had been trapped within the pipe and the surrounding soil.

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Photo by: Cheri Dragos-Pritchard |  VIRIN: 240523-A-HT663-002.JPG