Formerly Used Defense Sites
TANAPAG FUEL FARM
Tanapag Fuel Farm Removal (17 AST)
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") and the CNMI Division of Environmental Quality ("DEQ"), with cooperation from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ("USACE") will remove some of the old military above-ground ("AST") oil storage tanks and associated contamination from Tanapag Village. In 2006, the U.S. EPA removed six AST as part of a response action, in Tanapag village.
As part of a response action, those six tanks are Tanks #4, #6, #10, #12, #13, and #14.
Currently, thirteen tanks in various states of deterioration remain at the Tanapag village, whereas, four tanks remain at the Sadog Tasi site.
- Remove and recycle or properly dispose of steel tanks, tank remnants, piping, and appurtenances that remain at each tank site.
- Remove, crush, and dispose of concrete tank pads for use as haul road materials at Marpi Landfill.
- Remove and dispose of contaminated soil with COPC concentrations exceeding the project cleanup goals at the Marpi Landfill.
In 2016-2017, removal action for the remaining seventeen tanks at Tanapag and Sadog Tasi has begun. Removal and recycle or proper diposal of steel tanks, tank remnants, piping was done at the Sadog Tasi site for Tanks #37, 38, 39, and 42. In addition, the removal, crushing of concrete tank pads was conducted at the tank site.
Sadog Tasi Tanks (Tank #37)
Tanapag Fuel Farm (Ruak Property)
Last Updated 8/17/2017 4:03:08 PM
Other articles in this Section: