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Assessment of ground-water contamination at Wurtsmith Air Force Base, Michigan, 1982-85

T. Ray Cummings

Assessment of ground-water contamination at Wurtsmith Air Force Base, Michigan, 1982-85

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey, Books and Open-File Reports [distributor] in Lansing, Mich, Denver, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Groundwater -- Pollution -- Michigan -- Wurtsmith Air Force Base

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby T.R. Cummings and F.R. Twenter ; prepared in cooperation with the U.S. Air Force
    SeriesWater-resources investigations report -- 86-4188
    ContributionsTwenter, F. R, United States. Air Force, Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 110 p. :
    Number of Pages110
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13609776M

    Modification of flow model and optimal pumping strategies for capturing TCE and DCE plumes near Mission Drive, Wurtsmith Air Force Base, Michigan: Feasibility study. SS/0L , Systems Simulation/Optimization Laboratory, USU, Logan, UT * Peralta, R., (). The Fate and Disposition of Metolachlor and 2,4-D Under Irrigated Corn and Turf. excluded from further analysis and documentation in an Environmental Assessment or an Environmental Impact Statement. Purpose and Need The goal of this project is to authorizethe Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to install up to six (6) soil borings along Federal Forest Road (See Map) on former Wurtsmith Air Force Base. LANSING, MI - On Tuesday, April 25th, , at the Oscoda Methodist Church at West Dwight Avenue in Oscoda, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services will host an open house and public meeting to provide updates about perfluorinated compound contamination in groundwater and drinking water wells at and near the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base. Jul 11,  · Senate Hears Testimony on DoD Toxic Soup Posted on October 09, by Robert ODowd, Staff Writer (WASHINGTON D.C.) - The Defense Department is the biggest owner of EPA Superfund sites. Over military bases are on the National Priority List (EPA Superfund). In his opening statement today, Sena.


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Assessment of ground-water contamination at Wurtsmith Air Force Base, Michigan, 1982-85 by T. Ray Cummings Download PDF EPUB FB2

Continued study of ground-water contamination at Wurtsmith Air Force Base, Michigan, defined the movement and distribution of volatile organic compounds in the glacial sand and gravel aquifer at known sites of contamination, and has defined Assessment of ground-water contamination at Wurtsmith Air Force Base plumes at two other sites.

The Arrow Street purge system, installed in to remove contaminants from the Building 43 plume, has lowered. ASSESSMENT OF GROUND-WATER CONTAMINATION AT WURTSMITH AIR FORCE BASE, MICHIGAN, By T.

Cummings and F. Twenter ABSTRACT Continued Michigan of ground-water contamination at Wurtsmith Air Force Base, Michigan, defined the Cited by: 4.

Sep 14,  · Assessment of Ground-Water Contamination at Wurtsmith Air Force Base, Michigan, By: Cummings, T.R. Abstract. Study of ground-water contamination at Wurtsmith Air Force Base, Michigan, defined the movement and distribution of volatile organic compounds in the glacial sand and gravel aquifer at known sites of contamination, and has.

Get this from a library. Assessment of ground-water contamination at Wurtsmith Air Force Base, Michigan, [T R Cummings; F R Twenter; United States. Air Force.; Geological Survey (U.S.)]. Assessment of ground-water contamination at Wurtsmith Air Force Base, Michigan, / by T.R.

Cummings and F.R. Twenter ; prepared in cooperation with the U.S. Air Force. Oct 24,  · From introduction: The U.S. Geological Survey, at the request of the U.S. Air Force, began an investigation of geologic and hydrologic conditions at Wurtsmith Air Force Base in September The investigation was 1982-85 book by the discovery that an underground storage tank containing trichloroethylene (TCE) had leaked, contaminating Base water-supply amstrad.fun by: 3.

Ground-water Contamination at Wurtsmith Air Force Base, Michigan, Issues James R. Stark, T. Ray Cummings, F. Twenter U.S. Geological Survey, - Groundwater - 93 pages.

Assessment of groundwater contamination at Wurtsmith Air Force Base, Michigan, Book Cummings, T.R.; Twenter, F.R.

migration of the contaminated ground water across Base boundaries. Field investigations were limited to the central section of the southwestern boundary of Area C and the Springfield Pike boundary of Area B.

A sand and gravel aquifer of glacial origin underlies Wurtsmith Air Force Base in northeastern lower Michigan. 1982-85 book The aquifer overlies a thick clay layer at an average depth of 65 feet.

The water table is about 10 feet below land surface in the western part of the Base and about 25 feet below land surface in the eastern part. A ground-water divide cuts diagonally across the Base from northwest to. Wurtsmith Air Force Base veteran Roger Arvo questions Armando Perez of the Air Force Civil Engineer Center about why he wasn't followed up with to see if he was effected from the contamination.

Former Wurtsmith Air Force Base – Public Health Role Michigan Department of Community Health January 24, Community Meeting. Sep 08,  · Letter Health Consultation WURTSMITH AIR FORCE BASE OSCODA, IOSCO COUNTY, MICHIGAN Prepared by Michigan Department of Community Health.

SEPTEMBER 8, Michigan. PFC contamination at the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base (WAFB) in Oscoda has impacted on-site soils, groundwater, surface water, and some area fish (MDCH a,b). Wurtsmith Air Base contamination zone expanding again. The Wurtsmith Air Museum is dedicated to the preservation of the history of Wurtsmith air Force Base and avaiation in Michigan.

Sep 26,  · Arnie Leriche holds a map of groundwater pollution plumes coming from the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base, in Oscoda.

Leriche, a community advisory board member who is involved with the site cleanup, stands in a field that was used for firefighting training at the base. SITE OT GROUNDWATER MONITORING NETWORK OPTIMIZATION EVALUATION WURTSMITH AIR FORCE BASE, MICHIGAN INTRODUCTION Groundwater monitoring programs have two primary objectives (U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency [USEPA], b; Gibbons, ): 1. Evaluate long-term temporal trends in contaminant concentrations at one or more. List of Publications. Use the Browser "Edit" Menu, Find (on this page) to locate publications/authors.

Cummings, T.R., and Twenter, F.R.,Assessment of ground-water contamination at Wurtsmith Air Force Base, Michigan, U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 86. Wurtsmith was home for the th Bombardment Wing which controlled the th Bombardment Squadron and the th Aerial Refueling Squadron.

The base was signed over to SAC in April, and the 40th Air Division, which was reactivated in July and assigned to the Strategic Air Command's Eighth Air Force, was headquartered there. VETERANS & CIVILIANS CLEAN WATER ALLIANCE. We are a group of veterans who were stationed at some point in our military careers at the Wurtsmith Air Force Base in Oscoda, Michigan.

We have concerns about past exposures to chemical contamination in the water, soil, and air at the base, as well as direct exposures through handling various.

Aug 18,  · WAFB began operations inunder the name of Camp Skeel, and was officially named the Wurtsmith Air Force Base in The base is located in Oscoda, Iosco County, Michigan.

WAFB closed in and is gradually being turned over to the Oscoda Airport Authority for reuse as an industrial park and airfield (EPA ). U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY GROUND-WATER INVESTIGATIONS IN MICHIGAN GROUND-WATER ISSUES Ground-Water Contamination at Wurtsmith Air Force Base Ground water at Wurtsmith Air Force Base (WAFB), in the water contamination at Wurtsmith Air Force Base, Michigan, U.S.

Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Reportp. Author: D.H. Dumouchelle. Aug 18,  · At the Wurtsmith Air Force Base in northern Michigan, the water contamination has persisted for nearly half a century. At the height of the Cold War, the base was home to Bs and nuclear bombs.

Now, little is left but empty airfields and crumbling buildings. Apr 12,  · After seeing their town's magnificent waters tarnished and neighbors getting sick, more and more people in Oscoda, Michigan are starting to speak out against a system that is failing to accomplish what they want most: stopping the flow of contaminated groundwater from the former Wurtsmith Air Force amstrad.fun: Circle of Blue.

USGS Environmental Health Mission Area Bibliography, Application of Molecular Methods in Microbial Ecology to Understand the Natural Attenuation of Chlorinated Solvents--Wurtsmith Air Force Base Research Site, MI.

Wurtsmith Air Force Base, Michigan Alumni has 2, members. This group is a way for anyone who was stationed at Wurtsmith Air Force Base, Oscoda. foams at the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base.

At the time, no one knew that PFOS could harm human health. The Clean Water and Air Acts have cut back on a lot of this pollution. This is why the amount of PCBs and dioxins in our fish are slowly going down. Mercury is.

Aug 16,  · ATSDR Releases Wurtsmith Air Force Base Health Assessment For Public Review and Comment Oscoda County, Oscoda, Michigan. Friday, October 20, The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), a public health agency of U.S.

Department Health and Human Services, today announced the availability of its draft public health assessment for Wurtsmith Air Force Base, in Oscoda, Michigan. More testing by the Department of Environmental Quality reveals that PFC groundwater contamination from the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base did not stop at Van Etten Lake.

It is underflowing the lake and headed east towards Lake Huron, south of Interlake Drive, area circled, according to data gathered in.

Mar 14,  · The Detroit Free Press published an article March 10, written by Keith Matheny that raises awareness about groundwater contamination at Wurtsmith Air Force Base (WAFB) in Oscoda, Michigan. You can read the Freep article by clicking here. Keith’s article has current information and details about an upcoming “open house” being held by.

They were briefed on the contamination issue stemming from the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base (WAFB), and were informed of a new filtration system which will be put in place this fall.

A task order was awarded the day prior, allowing for renovations to the Arrow Street and benzene pump-and-treat plants, in which a new treatment center will be Author: Jenny Haglund. Full text of "DTIC ADA Environmental Impact amstrad.funal and Reuse of Wurtsmith Air Force Base, Michigan" See other formats.

Water quality monitoring program: water quality records. Request This. Title Assessment of ground-water contamination at Wurtsmith Air Force Base, Michigan, Cummings, T.

Ray. TDM5 C79 Hydrology and land use in Van Buren County, Michigan. Cummings, T. Ray. Examples include the Rocky Mountain Arsenal, Col- orado, where irrigation and domestic water-supply wells in adjacent areas have been contaminated from industrial wastes stored at the Arsenal, and also Wurtsmith Air Force Base, Michigan, where toxic organic solvents used in aircraft main- tenance have entered and spread through the underlying.

A technician is pumping water from a multi-level well during an investigation of the natural attenuation of a chlorinated solvent plume under a fire training pit at the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base, Oscoda, amstrad.fun from the well leads to an in-line multi-parameter probe that records pH, dissolved oxygen, Eh, and temperature.

Subject: "Wurtsmith and Others" - Source: Clear Intent, To: [email protected] October 30, At the same time that plans were being prepared at Loring for the return of the intruder, things started to break open at Wurtsmith Air Force Base, Michigan, another of the northern tier bases that were put on a security option three.

The United States Air Force has completed the first five -year review of the remedial actions at Ellsworth Air Force Base (EAFB) located in Meade and Pennington Counties South Dakota.

This review was. Investigators said they don't yet know where the contamination stops at the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base.

Extent of Wurtsmith Air Force Base Contaminant Unknown | amstrad.fun Login. A light nonaqueous phase liquid (LNAPL) ground water contaminant plume has been discovered by purely geophysical means at the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base (AFB) near Oscoda, Michigan.

Two sites are presented as case studies on how risk-based approaches are being used to remediate two petroleum hydrocarbon contaminated sites.

The sites are located at two US Air Force Bases, Wurtsmith Air Force Base (AFB) in Oscoda, Michigan and Malmstrom AFB in Great Falls, Montana. Effect of Dispersant on Molecular Composition and Fate of Oil Exposed to Sunlight in Seawater Systems.

Assessment of groundwater contamination at Wurtsmith Air Force Base, Michigan, Potentially harmful chemicals spreading in groundwater from the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base in Oscoda exists in a far larger area around the shuttered facility than regulators initially believed.

Wurtsmith Air Force Base is a decommissioned United States Air Force base in northeastern Iosco County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The former base includes 4, acres (1, ha) located approximately two miles west of Lake Huron in the Charter Township of Oscoda, bordered by Van Ettan Lake, the Au Sable State amstrad.funnates: 44°27′09″N °22′49″W / °N .For decades, Wurtsmith Air Force base was an important part of the nation’s air defenses.

Troops stationed there were trained to fly everything from F fighter jets to B bombers. They also trained to fight fires — an important role on a base where lots of aviation fuel was amstrad.fun: Ben Thorp.Apr 25,  · "OSCODA, MI -- Earlier this week a group of federal lawmakers from Michigan sent a letter to the U.S.

Air Force imploring them to clean up the contamination at Wurtsmith Air Force base. The letter concerning per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) seeping into groundwater from the former air force base in Oscoda was issued Wednesday by Michigan.