Presentation on theme: "September 2007 K06NM044501 Remedial Investigation and Feasibility Study (RI/FS) Formerly Used Defense Site (FUDS) Kirtland AFB Precision Bombing Ranges."— Presentation transcript:
September 2007 K06NM044501 Remedial Investigation and Feasibility Study (RI/FS) Formerly Used Defense Site (FUDS) Kirtland AFB Precision Bombing Ranges (N-1, N-2, N-3, N-4 and New Demolition Area) (A.K.A. West Mesa) FUDS ID K06NM044501 Remedial Investigation and Feasibility Study (RI/FS) Formerly Used Defense Site (FUDS) Kirtland AFB Precision Bombing Ranges (N-1, N-2, N-3, N-4 and New Demolition Area) (A.K.A. West Mesa) FUDS ID K06NM044501 Technical Project Planning (TPP) Meeting 1
September 2007 K06NM044501 Agenda Welcome & Introductions Project Team Roles and Responsibilities TPP Process Review Identify TTP Meeting #1 Objectives Brief Summary of the West Mesa Project Review and Evaluate Existing Data (Geophysical, Chemical and Risk) Present Project Scope, Schedule and Budget Develop Project Closeout Statement Develop Project Objectives Complete the Phase I Memorandum For Record (MFR) Worksheet
Introductions U.S. Army Corps of Engineers City of Albuquerque City of Rio Rancho EPA Region 6 State of New Mexico Others?? September 2007 K06NM044501
September 2007 K06NM044501 US Army Corps of Engineers and Contractor Project Team Members USACE - Project Team –Monique Ostermann – Project /Program Manager –David Henry – Geologist –Eric Kirwan - Geophysicst –Jennifer Payne – Environmental Engineer –Carlton Fong – Chemist and Quality Control –John Schelberg – Archaeologist –David Holladay – Military Munitions Safety Specialist –Brian Jordan – Geospatial Information Terranear PMC, LLC. Team –Bob Gregory – Program Manager –Eric Tow – Project Manager –Jeff Leberfinger – Geophysicist –Erin Caruso – Risk Assessor
September 2007 K06NM044501 US Army Corps of Engineers Role and Responsibilities Role –Department of Defense Agency that Executes the FUDS program Responsibilities –Project execution according to FUDS ER 200-3-1 (FUDS Program Engineering Requirements) –Project execution is compliant with the Comprehensive Environmental Recovery, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) –Work in a cooperative spirit with the City of Albuquerque, City of Rio Rancho, Regulatory Authorities, and others identified during the TPP process –Ensure quality of the Remedial Investigation and Feasibility Study (RI/FS) design and execution –Ensure the RI/FS is executed safely and according to all applicable regulations and engineering requirements
September 2007 K06NM044501 Contractor Tasks Terranear PMC, L.L.C. –Office located in Albuquerque Role –Under contract with the Federal Government to execute the RI/FS on behalf of the Army Corps of Engineers Responsibilities –Will Moderate TPP Meetings –Will write planning documents –Will develop web-based conceptual site model –Will perform field investigations –Will prepare investigative reports
September 2007 K06NM044501 TPP Stakeholder Roles and Responsibilities Provide input to assist USACE in developing the best project design possible for the public and supporting efficient progress toward site closeout. Stakeholders for this project are: –City of Albuquerque –City of Rio Rancho –New Mexico Highway Department –Restoration Advisory Board Representatives –EPA Region 6 –State of New Mexico –Others??
September 2007 K06NM044501 Technical Project Planning Process Objective is to develop project goals and objectives with stakeholder involvement Requires a minimum of two meetings to complete, and is a four phased process –Phase I: Identify Current Project –Phase II: Determine Data Needs –Phase III: Develop Data Collection Options –Phase IV: Develop project planning documents with input from Phase I, II, and III. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers requirement for Military Munitions Response Program (MMRP) projects within the FUDS program Guidance Document – EM 200-1-2
September 2007 K06NM044501 TPP Meeting #1 Objectives (continued) Define Communication Protocols Review and Evaluate Existing Data (Geophysical, Chemical and Risk) Develop Site Closeout Statement in order to progress to Project Objectives Define Project Objectives Define Data User Roles –Risk –Compliance –Remedy –Responsibility Determine Data Needs –Basic –Optimum –Excessive
September 2007 K06NM044501 West Mesa Project Summary The Kirtland AFB Precision Bombing Range is a Formerly Used Defense Site –Evaluations and investigations compliant with CERCLA –FUDS Eligibility Properties owned, leased, or otherwise controlled by the Department of Defense Property transferred before 1986 –Project Eligibility Department of Defense impacts identified No Department of Defense use after 1986 Projects with other Responsible Parties not eligible for FUDS funding (in other words, FUDS funding can not be used to restore environmental damages caused by non- defense related activities)
September 2007 K06NM044501 West Mesa Project Summary (continued) WHATS KNOWN TO DATE FUDS Property No. K06NM0445, Project No. K06NM044501 1940s – US Army leased 15,135 acres from the City of Albuquerque, Santa Pacific Railroad and Dept. of Interior 1940s – The leased property was used for precision bombardier training during World War II. 1947 – The ranges were declared surplus and the lease was canceled. 1953 – Certificates of Clearance issued for all ranges except for N4 and New Demolition Range. 1955 – 1988 the City of Albuquerque acquired 13,868 acres. State of New Mexico retains 898 acres, and 480 acres are privately owned.
September 2007 K06NM044501 West Mesa Project Summary (continued) WHATS KNOWN TO DATE 1994 – Corps of Engineers generated Archive Search Report 2007 – Engineering Evaluation and Cost Analysis (EE/CA)was completed in January 2007 by USACE Albuquerque District