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SUMMARY OF CURRENT REMEDIAL ACTIVITIES

FORT GIILLEM, GEORGIA

The Installation Restoration Program (IRP) at Fort Gillem has been organized by
different areas of concern depending on the type of contamination, the status of the
sites in the cleanup process, and the type of contract mechanism in place. The areas
of concerns are as follows: Performance Based Contract (PBC) sites, sites currently
waiting Responses Complete (RC) and/or No Further Action (NFA), a Former
Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) Site, Low Level Radiological materials, and areas
requiring environmental evaluation (AREEs) scheduled for a Phase II Site
Investigation (SI) during summer 2007. These areas have been identified as the
result of the Environmental Condition of the Property (ECP) Phase I Assessment
completed 5 Jan 07.

Under the Performance Based Contract (PBC), the following sites are grouped:
Northern Landfill Area, 900 Area Solvent Disposal Pit, Southern Burial Site Number 1,
Southern Burial Site Number 3, Southern Burial Site Number 4, and the Western
Sewage Treatment Plant. The contractor finalized the Remedial Investigation (RI)
and Base Line Risk Assessments (BLRA), and the Draft reports have been prepared
and they are in different stages of coordination with the Army, Corps of Engineers
(COE), and the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (GA EPD).

Within the IRP program, a group of sites is currently waiting Responses Complete
(RC) from the GA EPD. These sites are as follows: Southeast Area Dump Site, 900
Area Industrial Waste Water Treatment Plant, 900 Area Heating Plant, 900 Area
Wash Rack, Southeast Burial Site Number 2, and the Eastern Sewage Treatment
Plant.

The Former Unexploded Ordnance Site includes a former ordnance disposal site
which has been identified on previous assessments. Following a discussion and an
agreed upon strategy with the GA EPD, a Technical Memorandum will be prepared
and submitted describing site history, previous investigations, and the Army’s
recommendation. Based on GA EPD’s response, the Army will implement the proper
measures to mitigate the risk.

The Low Level Radiological area of concern includes facilities and areas which
have been identified as the result of a Historical Site Assessment (HSA). The HSA
identified facilities and areas where operations involving low level radioactive
materials in sealed sources have been conducted. As a result of the HSA, the
following building/areas would be considered impacted and additional surveys and/or
samples are necessary for a complete characterization and eventual disposal for
SUMMARY OF CURRENT REMEDIAL ACTIVITIES
FORT GIILLEM, GEORGIA

unrestricted reuse: building 208B, building 310B, building 400 (electronics


maintenance shop), former location of the Conex Box besides building 400 for
radioactive storage, current location of the Conex Box besides building 102 for
radioactive storage, building 401, former building 935, former building 922, and
former building 601B.

For the AREEs, a total of 14 sites are included in the Phase II Site Investigation
effort scheduled for summer 2007. Ten of these are historic underground storage
tank (UST) sites and two are former small arms ranges. If additional investigation
and or remedial action is found to be necessary, these sites will go through the
Remedial Investigation (RI) process or, for the USTs, the Corrective Action Plan
(CAP) process. The former small arms ranges are the Trapp & Skeet Range and
the Former Pistol Range. The strategy for all the former small arms ranges is to
conduct visual inspection and sampling to determine if there is soil contaminated
with lead. Eventually, if lead contamination is found, all ranges will be properly
cleaned up.

Current as of: 4 June 2007 -2-