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HOMESTEAD AIR FORCE BASE
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- Staying Informed and Involved
- Are there risks at the site now?
- Sampling and Monitoring Information
- Community Resources
Staying Informed and Involved
EPA has conducted many community involvement activities at the site to get community input and to make sure the public remains informed about activities throughout the cleanup process. Outreach activities include public notices and information meetings.
Installation Restoration Program
Homestead Air Reserve Base 482d SPTG/CEV
360 Coral Sea Boulevard
Homestead ARB, Florida 33039-1299
Are there risks at the site now?
Risks and pathways likely to be addressed by the cleanup include health risks from people ingesting or touching contaminants in soil, groundwater and surface water. Contamination resulted from operations at the site. The Air Force has removed significant amounts of the contaminants. However, some localized contamination remains in soil and groundwater. The site’s remaining contamination is not a threat to residents and businesses (i.e., human exposures are under control).
Sampling and Monitoring Information
The Air Force will continue ground water monitoring until site ground water meets federal and state ground water standards.
About half of the former Homestead Air Force Base site has been transitioned to an Air Reserve Base. Most of the remaining portion of the base has been transferred to Miami-Dade County for redevelopment. The county currently uses a portion of the transferred property for storage. The county’s fire department uses another portion of the property for training purposes.