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Cleanups at Federal Facilities

Fiscal Year 2012 National Priorities List (NPL) Program Snapshot

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NPL Federal Facilities By Agency

(Final and Deleted)

Army: 25% (43), DLA: 3% (5), Air Force: 21% (37),  Navy: 31% (54),  National Guard: 1% (1), DOE: 12% (21), Corp of Engineers: 1% (1), Other: 6% (11)

* Other Federal Agencies include: Coast Guard (1), DOI (2), DOT (1), EPA (1), FAA (1), NASA (2), SBA (1), USDA (2)

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Status of NPL Federal Facilities

NPL Status Number of Federal Facilities Number of Private Sites Federal Facility % of NPL Universe
Final 156 1,157 11.9%
Deleted 17 346 4.7%
Total* 173 1,503 10.3%

*Total number of Federal Facilities and private sites on the NPL is 1,676

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Regional Percentage Distribution of Fiscal Year 2012 Accomplishments

RI/FS Starts Count: 52, Decision Documents Count: 77, Final RODs Count: 2, RA Starts Count: 38, RA Completions Count: 59, 5 Year Reviews Count: 39, Construction Completions Count: 1, Sitewide RAU Count: 6, Total Categories Count: 274

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Current Site Work

Ongoing Removals: 84, Active TAGs: 15, Ongoing RI/FS Actions: 384, Ongoing RDs: 32, Ongoing RAs: 187, Ongoing O & M: 124

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Completed Site Work

Removal Comps: 931, Decision Documents: 2,041, RD Comps: 997, RA Comps: 1,106, OPS: 53, 5 Year Reviews: 423, Partial Deletions: 24

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NPL Federal Facility Site Cleanup Pipeline

NPL Facilities: 173, Facilites with IAGs: 167, Active RABs/SSABs: 116, Final Remedy Selected: 84, All Construction Completed: 71, Deleted Facilities: 17

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Interagency Agreements

% of NPL Federal Facilities with Completed IAGs
Federal Agencies that have not achieved 100% of their IAGs/FFAs:

Federal Agencies that have not achieved 100% of their IAGs/FFAs:
Agency # w/ IAG Total # Percent
Army 42 43 97.7%
Air Force 36 37 97.3%
NASA 1 2 50.0%
Dept. of Agriculture 1 2 50.0%
Dept. of Transportation 0 1 0.0%
SBA* 0 1 0.0%
Federal Agencies that have achieved 100% of their IAGs/FFAs:
Agency # w/ IAG Total # Percent
Navy 54 54 100.0%
Dept. of Energy 21 21 100.0%
DLA 5 5 100.0%
Dept. of Interior 2 2 100.0%
Coast Guard 1 1 100.0%
National Guard 1 1 100.0%
USACE 1 1 100.0%
EPA 1 1 100.0%
FAA 1 1 100.0%

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Institutional Controls at NPL Facilities

Remedial Actions and Removal Actions with Institutional Controls

Remedial Actions: 750, Removals: 44

Note: There are 159 NPL Federal Facilities with Institutional Controls.

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Status of 5 Year Review Protectiveness Statements

Status of Remedies Requiring Monitoring at NPL Facilities
Total Number of Sites with Completed 5 Year Reviews = 155
(Latest Protectiveness Statement at Site)

Protective: 71, Will Be Protective at Remedy Complete: 23, Protective in the Short Term: 40, Not Protective: 6, Protectiveness Deferred: 15, Unknown: 1

Note: In the second quarter of FY 2005, EPA implemented a change in the way 5 Year Review data is recorded.

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Environmental Indicators at Federal Facilities

EI Status for Final NPL Federal Facilities
(Total Facilities = 173)

Human Exposure Controlled: 148, Human Exposure Insufficient Data: 17, Human Exposure Not Controlled: 8, Groundwater Controlled: 118, Groundwater Insufficient Data: 24, Groundwater Not Controlled: 25, Not a GW Site: 6

Note: 64% of Facilities have both Human Exposure and Groundwater controlled; 3% of Facilities have neither Human Exposure nor Groundwater controlled.

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Site Wide Ready for Anticipated Use

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Notes

  • All data from 10/12/2012 CERCLIS 3.
  • NPL cleanup data includes both Superfund and RCRA activity at Superfund Federal Facilities.

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