Pilot Study Project

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Overview of the Pilot Study between the Pennsylvania Dept of Environmental Protection and the US Departments of Defense

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Pilot Study Project

  1. 1. CMSA Pilot Study Project PA Department of Environmental Protection Division of Remediation Services
  2. 2. Cooperative Multisite Agreement (CMSA) <ul><li>Voluntary agreement between Pennyslvania the Depts. of the Army, Navy, Air Force and the Defense Logistics Agency - 1998 </li></ul><ul><li>Incentives vs Enforcement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>5 fundamental incentives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>27 performance-based incentives </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Major Components <ul><li>Master Plan- lists 1076 military/FUDS sites </li></ul><ul><li>Annual Planning Process </li></ul><ul><li>Annual Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Annual Report </li></ul><ul><li>Scheduled Site List (66) </li></ul><ul><li>Study Site List (657) </li></ul><ul><li>Deferred Site List </li></ul><ul><li>Resolved Sites (53) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Pilot Study Project <ul><li>659 NOFA sites </li></ul><ul><li>Study a representative sample of the sites (67 initially). </li></ul><ul><li>Selections based on region work load and military components </li></ul><ul><li>Determine reliability of military’s NOFA determinations. </li></ul><ul><li>Complete within two years. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Pilot Study Project (cont.) <ul><li>Result in Pennsylvania DEP “sign-off” or sites’ entry into the planning process. </li></ul><ul><li>Will probably result in categorical conclusions. </li></ul><ul><li>Military will provide existing file & database information. </li></ul><ul><li>DEP will completely fund & carry out the study program. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Pilot Study Objectives <ul><ul><li>Determine if the 67 pilot sites can be considered to be RESOLVED according to the Agreement.. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Investigate resolving classes of sites and resolve additional sites if within the project scope. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Investigate how sites might be resolved most efficiently. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Pilot Study Objectives (cont.) <ul><ul><li>Determine resources needed to complete an evaluation of all 659 sites by 2010. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide a Final Report with recommendations for resolving all 659 sites. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Schedule for Completion
  9. 9. Assessment Checklists <ul><li>Records Review/Interviews </li></ul><ul><li>Government/Regulatory Search Questionnaire </li></ul><ul><li>Site Visit </li></ul><ul><li>Aerial Photos review </li></ul>
  10. 10. SAR Report Format <ul><li>Executive Summary </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Environmental setting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Current Installation Use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Site Features </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Site Inspection Survey </li></ul><ul><li>Field Sampling </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Conclusions and Recommendations </li></ul><ul><li>Sources of Information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>References </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Figures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Photographs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Site Characterization data </li></ul></ul>SAR Report Format (cont.)
  12. 12. Groups by Site Type <ul><li>UST </li></ul><ul><li>MATERIALS STORAGE </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Flammable, Paint, POL, Solvent </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>SURFACE WASTE DISPOSAL AREAS </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Septic tank leach field, Solvent </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>STORAGE AREAS </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Drums, Battery, Waste </li></ul></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Groups by Site Type (cont.) <ul><li>WASH RACK </li></ul><ul><li>OIL / WATER SEPARATOR </li></ul><ul><li>VEHICLE MAINTENANCE AREAS </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Grease Racks, Grease Pit, Brake Changing Area, Parts Washer </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>FENCELINE </li></ul><ul><li>MISSILE LAUNCH SITES </li></ul>
  14. 14. Groups by Site Type (cont.) <ul><li>RADAR STATION </li></ul><ul><li>TRANSFORMER </li></ul><ul><li>AST </li></ul><ul><li>INDOOR FIRING RANGE </li></ul><ul><li>MISCELLANEOUS </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Entire Facility, Proving Ground, Fire Training Area, WWTP, Gun Barrel and Shell forging </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>UNLOCATED </li></ul>
  15. 19. GENERAL TRENDS OBSERVED (DRAFT) <ul><li>UST SITES </li></ul><ul><li>PADEP concurred with the Military on 60% of the Sites </li></ul><ul><li>Malcolm Pirnie concurred with the Military on 60% of the Sites </li></ul><ul><li>The Sites that both PADEP and Malcolm Pirnie did not concur with the Military were all Army Sites. </li></ul><ul><li>MATERIALS STORAGE SITES </li></ul><ul><li>PADEP concurred with the Military on 85% of the Sites </li></ul><ul><li>Malcolm Pirnie concurred with the Military on 69% of the Sites </li></ul><ul><li>The Sites that both PADEP and Malcolm Pirnie did not concur with the Military were all Army Sites. </li></ul>
  16. 20. Additional FUDS <ul><li>27 Additional FUDS Sites </li></ul><ul><li>Field Investigation </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Records review/Interviews/Site Visit </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Field Screening/Sampling (as directed) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Additional Documentation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Report </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No Further Action determination </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Further action is warranted </li></ul></ul></ul>

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