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Superfund Site Report: NAVAL COMPUTER & TELECOMMUNICATIONS AREA
 
 
  • Site Description
    Stage of Clean-up: Study Underway

    The Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master Statio n Eastern Pacific (NCTAMS EASTPAC) site is used for operating and maintaining facilities and equipment for the Navy's Defense Comm unications System. The NCTAMS EASTPAC site consists of facilitie s located throughout the Island of Oahu. These include facilitie s at Wahiawa, Lualualei, Opana, Kokekole Pass, Pearl Harbor, and various satellite telecommunication locations. The Navy's Initia l Assessment Study (IAS) identified 14 potential hazardous waste sources at NCTAMS EASTPAC, all located at either Lualualei or Wah iawa. The Lualualei and Wahiawa facilities are approximately 10 miles apart. The Lualualei facility occupies 1,700 acres in a large coast al valley on the southeastern shore of Oahu. The facility is sur rounded by agricultural, urban, and conservation land areas. Eig ht potential hazardous waste sources were identified at the Lualu alei facility during the IAS. The sources include the Old Coral Pit, Antenna 403 Disposal Area, Antenna 441 Disposal Area, Buildi ng 65 Disposal Area, Antenna 354 Disposal Area, Two Wells near Bu ilding 1, Old NRTF Landfill, and Transformer Locations. All subs equent investigations evaluated the Antenna 354 Disposal Area and Transformer Locations only. Ground water in the area is brackis h, and there are no drinking water wells downgradient of the faci lity. Surface water downstream of the site is not used for drink ing water.  More...
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  • Threats and Contaminants
    The Navy's Installation Restoration Program (IRP) is addressing the sites at NCTAMS EASTPAC. The sites are primarily land disposal areas that are no longer in use and PCB transformer sites. Soil contamination depends on the site but generally the chemicals of concern are PCBS, volatile organics, semi-volatile organics and metals.


    Contaminants Detected

      Ground
    Water
    Surface
    Water
    Air Soil Other
    POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS   X 


    Groundwater and Drinking Water

    Were drinking water wells shut down due to contamination? No data
    Are drinking water wells potentially threatened? No data
     
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  • Pre-Cleanup Rankings
    EPA Hazard Ranking System scores for NAVAL COMPUTER & TELECOMMUNICATIONS AREA:

    Less Hazard National Average More Hazard
    0%         50%         100%

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    Rank Superfund sites in the U.S., HAWAII, or in HONOLULU County by EPA Hazard Ranking Scores.

    *Note: EPA's Hazard Ranking System is designed to screen and prioritize sites for the Superfund program, based on limited data available at time of listing. These scores are not based on a comprehensive risk assessment of the site and do not reflect conditions after initiation of cleanup work.
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  • Site Information
    Site Name: NAVAL COMPUTER & TELECOMMUNICATIONS AREA
    EPA ID: HI0170090054
    Address: MASTER STATION, EASTERN PACIFIC
    WAHIAWA, HI 96786-3050
    Other Names: NAVAL COMPUTER & TELECOMMUNICATIONS AREA
      NAVCAMS WAHIAWA
      NCTAMS EASTPAC WAHIAWA
    Site Ownership: Federally Owned
    Category of Site: No data
    Date of Final Listing on the NPL: May 31, 1994
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  • Potentially Responsible Party (PRP) Involvement
    Number of PRPs currently associated with this site: 0
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