Mather (AFB) NPL - California
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sbcamper
N 38° 33.180 W 121° 17.500
10S E 648858 N 4268557
Quick Description: Mather served as a Federal air base from 1918 until 1993. Some of the land included early rock tailings from the gold rush era. It is east of Sacramento and is 5,845 acres.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 5/12/2016 9:34:40 PM
Waymark Code: WMR5J8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
It was listed in July 1987 for contamination of aquifers.
Tricholoroethylene (TCP) was determined to be hazardous.
Levels of contamination are given as percentages. Here, 28.9%.
Not all acreage is affected. Some clean up has been effected before making the area into a business park.
The flight line is in use as a freight depot for UPS and FedEx, and helicopter base for local law enforcement.
Environmental investigations began at Mather AFB in 1982 and continued for several years. A total of 89 areas with significant contamination were identified. Following immediate actions to protect human health and the environment, the site’s long-term cleanup is ongoing.
EPA ID: CA8570024143

Site Name: Mather (AFB)

Link to Site: [Web Link]

Additional Parking: Not Listed

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