Navy

Richard Bangert &nbsp&nbsp Navy removed petroleum contamination near Building 5 on West Tower Avenue in rare cleanup action that involved digging up all the soil down to the water table and hauling most of the contaminated dirt away.

Navy Scours Property at Building 5

Sep 10,2020

Cleaning up petroleum contamination in soil and groundwater is pretty straightforward and usually accomplished by one or more tried-and-proven methods that rely on inserting PVC pipe into the contamination zone for treatment.

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Richard Bangert &nbsp&nbsp Trucks are delivering soil to the western end of Alameda Point to stabilize the shoreline, one more step toward creating a recreational area.

Navy Stabilizing Point’s Shoreline

Aug 27,2019

The Navy made significant headway in June and July on its third and final soil-cover project at the Alameda Point. Trucks are hauling some 7,289 loads of soil from an East Bay Municipal Utility District soil-storage site in Castro Valley. 

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Richard Bangert &nbsp&nbsp Cranes and shipping containers at the Port of Oakland across the estuary provide a backdrop for the concrete storage bunker at Alameda Point. In the foreground is a seasonal wetland that will be excavated to a depth of three feet and the soil re-used as a foundation layer next to the bunker and elsewhere on site.

Navy to Create New Wetlands at Point

Jan 03,2019

The Navy is nearing completion of plans for a cleanup area called Site 32, 60 acres that lie on the old airfield west of the Alameda Point Antiques Faire. The site requires remediation because investigators uncovered radium-226 there.

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