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City & State:  BLACKSTONE  VA  23824
EPA ID:  VA2210020705
EPA Region:  03
NPL Status:  Not on the NPL
Non-NPL Status:  Other Cleanup Activity: Federal Facility-Lead Cleanup
ROD Type:  Record of Decision
ROD ID:  EPA/541/R-02/091
ROD Date:  09/30/2002
Operable Unit(s):  01
Abstract:  The U.S. Army Garrison at Fort Pickett, Virginia is in the final stages of a base closure process under the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) act. This process was conducting following CERCLA and DID BRAC cleanup plan guidelines. This decision document addresses the results of the Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study (RI/FS) and remedial alternatives considered for the Fort Pickett parcel known as EBS-103 (former fire training area - FTA) in Blackstone, Virginia, which is located with in the base closure area. The FTA is listed as Area Operable Unit (OU) 1. Fort Pickett is located 69 miles southwest of Richmond, Virginia, and approximately 2 miles east of Blackstone, Virginia within Brunswick, Dinwiddie, and Nottoway Counties. Fort Pickett encompasses approximately 45,160 acres, of which 2,863 acres have been identified as BRAC property, subject to transfer of lease. The Virginia Army National Guard (VAARNG) as of October 1, 1997 is using approximately 42,196 acres of the BRAC property. Approximately 2,863 acres are considered excess to the DID and 2,792 acres are in the process of being transferred for private use through the Fort Pickett Local Redevelopment Authority (LRA) and other public entities. The Army pending environmental investigations and possible cleanup is retaining the remaining 71 acres, including the FTA. It is noted that the acreage associated with these transfers has not been included in the instillation's total acreage of 45,160 acres.
Remedy:  No further action is necessary for the FTA site to protect public health, welfare, or the environment.
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