Environmental Engineering and Remediation
Multi-Discipline Programs

1. Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest Architect-Engineer CERCLA-RCRA-UST (AECRU) IDIQ Contract N62473-14-D-1405

(35 Task Orders)

In 2014, as managing partner of a joint venture, Brady GCE II, Gutierrez Canales Engineering, PC (GCE) was awarded a five-year $20M indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract from Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest (NAVFAC SW) to provide Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA)/Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) environmental engineering support services at various Navy and Marine Corps installations within the NAVFAC SW area of responsibility: Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Colorado. Brady GCE II was awarded 35 task orders over the duration of the contract for projects in in three states Arizona, California, and Nevada. Our comprehensive staff of professionals provided all the necessary resources for successful project completion at Installation Restoration Program (IRP) and Munitions Response Program (MRP) sites performing all aspects of the CERCLA process including: Preliminary Assessments, Site Inspections, Remedial Investigations, Feasibility Studies, preparation of Proposed Plans and Records of Decision, RCRA Closure and Compliance, Underground Storage Tank (UST) Site Assessments, Corrective Actions, Remediation and Closure. These projects include the design of environmental remediation systems, demolition and removal of petroleum storage tanks, environmental investigations, feasibility studies, site closure, Geographic Information System (GIS) and Technical Report support, and long-term monitoring. The implementation of the projects included preparation of planning documents, health and safety management during field activities, soil, soil vapor and groundwater sampling, hazardous waste sampling, site characterization, Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures (SPCC) site evaluation and planning, and reporting services, as well as other services.

All work was done in compliance with all applicable (1) federal, state, and local environmental statutes, at least nine NAVFAC SW Environmental Work Instructions, manuals, handbooks, regulations, guidance, policy letters, and rules (including all changes and amendments), and (2) Presidential Executive Orders, in effect on the date of issuance of each contract task order. In addition, the Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC) Design Procedures and base-specific documents were identified in each Task Order. The primary regulatory drivers were CERCLA, RCRA, the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), and the Solid Waste Disposal Act (SWDA), plus applicable regulations form the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), various California Regional Water Control Boards (RWQCB), the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ), the Nevada Department of Environmental Protection (NDEP), and many local health departments. Compliance activities were subject to evaluations by Navy customers through the federal Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS). All ratings received have been Exceptional, Very Good or Satisfactory. No Marginal or Unsatisfactory ratings have been received.

The following task orders have been performed as part of this contract. Follow the links below for additional details for select projects.

Task Orders

Bioaccessibility Study, Reporting, Feasibility Study and Record of Decision, Installation Restoration (IR) Sites 1, 2, 11 and 13, Naval Auxiliary Landing Field (NALF), San Clemente Island, CA.

This task order includes multiple sites and multiple project paths. IR Sites 11 and 13 required additional characterization of metals contamination in soil and an analysis of the bioaccessibility of those metals to threatened species during an Ecological Risk Assessment Refinement. IR Sites 1 and 2 required the preparation of CERCLA decision documents including a Feasibility Study, Proposed Plan, and Record of Decision.

Geographic Information System (GIS) and Technical Reports in Support of the Navy and Marine Corps Environmental Programs.

This task order includes GIS and technical editing support for the Navy and Marine Corps on multiple range compliance documents.

Site 5, Unit 2 Proposed Plan, Record of Decision (ROD) and Post-ROD Documents, Naval Air Station (NAS) North Island, Coronado, CA.

This task order includes the preparation of an Alternative Concentration Level modeling report along with Proposed Plan, Record of Decision, Maintenance and Monitoring Plan (MMP), including a Sampling and Analysis Plan (SAP) and Land Use Control Remedial Design (LUC RD) for Site 5 Unit 2.

Corrective Action Plan and Post Remedy Support Documents, IR Site 3, Naval Amphibious Base (NAB) Coronado, San Diego, CA.

This task order includes the preparation of a Corrective Action Plan (CAP), Planning Documents including a Work Plan and Sampling and Analysis Plan (SAP), and Land Use Control Remedial Design (LUC RD) for Site 3.

Land Use Control Implementation Plan for IR Sites 1 and 2, Navy Auxiliary Landing Field (NALF), San Clemente Island, CA.

This task order includes the preparation of a Land Use Control Implementation Plan (LUCIP) for NALF San Clemente Island. Land Use Control Remedial Designs (LUC RDs) were prepared for Installation Restoration (IR) Sites 1 and 2 on San Clemente Island.

Proposed Plan and Record of Decision for Sites 19, 22, 30, and 43, Naval Air Weapons Station (NAWS) China Lake, CA.

This task order was originally scoped for the preparation of Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) decision documents. However, due to agency requests for additional characterization of the sites including assessment of the emerging contaminant Perfluorinated Chemicals now commonly known as Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS), the task order was modified to change the original scope. Technical Memorandums were prepared to outline the path forward for further investigation of the sites Additionally, Remedial Project Manager (RPM) and Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) meeting support were added to the task order.

Remedial Investigation and Feasibility Study (RI/FS), Munitions Response Site (MRS), Site UXO3, Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach (NWSSB), Detachment Fallbrook, Fallbrook, CA.

This task order includes the preparation of Planning Documents, performance of associated Remedial Investigation field work, and preparation of the Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study Reports for UXO3.

Remedial Investigation, IR Site 31, Defense Fuel Support Point (DFSP), San Pedro, CA.

This task order includes the preparation of Planning Documents, performance of associated Remedial Investigation field work, and preparation of the Remedial Investigation Report for Site 31.

Proposed Plan and Record of Decision, IR Site 3, Naval Radio Transmitter Facility (NRTF) Dixon, Dixon, CA.

This task order included the development of a Proposed Plan and Record of Decision for Installation Restoration Program (IRP) Site 3, as well as the materials and support for the Proposed Plan public meeting.

Third Comprehensive Five-Year Review, Naval Air Weapons Station (NAWS), China Lake, CA.

The purpose of this task order was to evaluate and confirm that remedies, as spelled out in Records of Decision (RODs), remained effective at protecting human health and the environment. The 5-year review included the evaluation of the groundwater remedy at Armitage Field Operable Unit (OU) and Area R OU, and the Site 6 and Site 12 landfill caps.

UST Investigations and Characterization Reports, UST-R Site 1, UST-R Site 4, UST-R Site 5, UST-R Site 6, and IR Site 28, Naval Air Station (NAS) Fallon, NV.

This task order includes planning documents and field work for the characterization of five USTs. Upon completion of the fieldwork, Site Characterization Reports were prepared for all five sites.

RCRA Closure Plan for Building 27, Marine Corps Logistics Base (MCLB), Barstow, CA.

This task order includes the preparation of planning documents, performance of associated field work, and preparation of RCRA Closure Report for Building 27. Building 27 was the site of the former hazardous waste storage facility.

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Permit Support, Munitions Treatment Range Support, Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Yuma, AZ.

This task order includes providing RCRA Permit support including permit support, periodic sampling, and reporting. Additional environmental permitting support and an asbestos abatement project were also conducted.

Installation of Additional Wells at Assault Craft Unit Five (ACU-5), Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Pendleton, CA.

This task order includes the preparation of planning documents and implementation of field work associated with the installation of 5 new monitoring wells to aid in site characterization. This task also includes the preparation of a Revised Site Assessment Report. The project took place in endangered Coastal Diegan Scrub which was restored at the conclusion of the project.

Comprehensive Five‐Year Review, Former Naval Industrial Reserve Ordnance Plant (NIROP), Pomona, CA.

This task order was to conduct a Five-Year Review for former Naval Industrial Reserve Ordnance Plant in Pomona, California.

Building 4 UST Removal and Site Restoration, Naval Amphibious Base (NAB), Coronado, CA.

This task order includes the removal of a newly discovered underground storage tank and associated sampling, reporting and disposal. A UST Closure Report was prepared, and the site was granted no further action status from the County of San Diego Department of Environmental Health.

Groundwater Monitoring Well Destructions, Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Pendleton, CA.

This task order included the abandonment of 102 groundwater monitoring wells and site restoration from three UST sites at Camp Pendleton.

Optimization Evaluation of Yermo Groundwater (Operable Unit 1) and Technical Support, Marine Corps Logistics Base (MCLB) Barstow, CA.

This task order was to perform an optimization evaluation of the Operable Unit 1 (OU 1), Yermo Groundwater; pilot testing and reporting at OU 1 and CERCLA Area of Concern (CAOC) 16; and a base wide programmatic review of installation restoration sites. Additionally, GCE conducted an SVE data gap investigation at Yermo Annex CAOC 16 and performed an emerging contaminant (PFAS) site investigation at the Nebo Main Base and Yermo Annex.

Time-Critical Removal Action (TCRA) Action Memorandum for Site 1121, and Zero Valent Zinc (ZVZ) Injection Pilot Studies at 12 Area Site 13 and for 1,2,3-TCP in 22/23 Area Groundwater, Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Pendleton, CA.

This task order was originally scoped to perform a TCRA Action Memorandum for IR Site 1121, however, the task order was modified to install additional nested monitoring wells to aid in the evaluation of the ZVZ injection Pilot Studies. GCE conducted Pilot Studies at 12 Area Site 13 and 22/23 Area Groundwater, which was intended to evaluate the effectiveness of using ZVZ to achieve in-situ remediation of persistent 1,2,3-Trichloropropane (1,2,3-TCP) in groundwater. The ZVZ injection Pilot Study represents an innovative technology which promises to lead to long term savings for 1,2,3-TCP sites. Preliminary results indicated that ZVZ degrades 1,2,3-TCP more rapidly than other reductants (e.g., zero-valent iron) and appears to give complete dichlorination to propanes and propenes, which decreases the time required to remediate the site. Pilot Study Reports were prepared for both sites.

Underground Storage Tank (UST) Investigation and Characterization, UST Site 3, Naval Exchange (NEX) Gas Station, Naval Air Station (NAS) Lemoore, CA.

This task order including conducting an investigation and characterization of a fuel release from the UST at UST Site 3 NEX Gas Station. The objective of this investigation was to assess the extent of petroleum contamination in the groundwater at UST Site 3 because no work has been conducted in approximately 10 years. The field activities were conducted at NEX Gas Station with concurrence from the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board. Five additional groundwater monitoring wells were installed, and three rounds of monitoring were conducted. A Site Characterization Report presented the site activities for assessing the extent of petroleum impacts in groundwater at UST 3.

Storage Tank Inventory and Management Plan (STIMP) and Spill Prevention Control Countermeasures (SPCC) Plans, Marine Corps Logistics Base (MCLB) Barstow, CA.

For this task order, GCE prepared updates to the STIMP and SPCC Plans. The purpose of the STIMP was to ensure policies and procedures are in place to manage all fuel and other regulated tanks.

Las Pulgas Landfill Phase I Liner Evaluation, Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Pendleton, CA.

The overall objective of this task order was to provide technical support services pertaining to the completion of a liner evaluation for Phase I of the Las Pulgas Landfill at MCB Camp Pendleton, California. GCE performed an assessment of landfill liner that was bulging and leaking from groundwater intrusion on the flanks of the landfill and provided recommendations for repairs.

Long Term Management Inspections, IR Sites 2/4 and 3, and MRP Site 5, Naval Amphibious Base (NAB) Coronado, CA.

For this task order, GCE performed required long-term management (LTM), specifically, inspections and maintenance activities of Land Use Controls at three sites, in support of the environmental restoration program at Naval Amphibious Base, Naval Base Coronado (NBC), Coronado, California. An LTM Inspection Report was prepared at the conclusion of the inspections.

Post-Closure Inspection and Maintenance (PCIM) and Reporting Activities, Site 7, Naval Weapons Station (NWS) Seal Beach, CA.

For this task order, GCE performed inspection and periodic maintenance of landfill at IRP Site 7. Annual PCIM Reports were prepared for each rain season.

Underground Storage Tank Site 10 Activities, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center (MCAGCC) Twentynine Palms, CA.

For this task order, GCE performed four semi-annual groundwater monitoring events at Underground Storage Tank (UST) Site 10 and investigated the cause of groundwater mounding in the vicinity of MW-03 at UST Site 1. Groundwater Monitoring Reports were prepared after each event.

Preliminary Assessment (PA) and Site Inspection (SI) for Basewide Investigation of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS), Naval Weapons Station (NWS) Seal Beach, CA.

For this task order, GCE conducted a Basewide Preliminary Assessment and Site Inspection for PFAS. The PA portion of the project was a data gathering effort to determine locations of possible releases of PFAS and the environment. This information is being used to develop the PA report that identifies sites for further investigation during the SI. Up to 60 potential sites have been identified as warranting additional investigation in the SI. The project included preparing a SI Work Plan, SAP, and APP/SSHP.

Compliance Program Projects and Support, Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Yuma, AZ.

For this task order, GCE provided Integrated Contingency Plan (ICP) and Spill Prevention Control Countermeasures (SPCC) Plan support, performed a concrete recycling pilot study, and provided compliance support for the Air Program and Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA), Section 313 Toxic Release Inventory (TRI).

Underground Storage Tank (UST) Corrective Action Plans for UST 1, UST 4, UST 6, and Site 28, Naval Air Station (NAS) Fallon, NV.

For this task order, GCE prepared four Corrective Action Plans (CAPs) for UST 1, UST 4, UST 6, and Site 28. The CAPs were comprehensive plans that described how the UST Sites will be cleaned up and justified why the remedial method has been chosen.

Extended Site Assessment (ESA) and Long-Term Monitoring (LTM) Activities for Underground Storage Tank (UST) Sites, Naval Base Coronado Installations, CA.

The scope of work of this task order included the following activities: groundwater level measurements, biovent system operations and routine maintenance at Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI) Building 66 Area underground storage tank (UST) site, groundwater monitoring in support of the ESA for UST 2 at Naval Amphibious Base (NAB) Coronado, and soil, groundwater, and soil gas sampling in support of the Corrective Action Plan for UST 2 at Naval Outlying Landing Field Imperial Beach (NOLF IB).

Land Use Control Remedial Design, Site 3, Naval Radio Transmitter Facility (NTRF) Dixon, CA.

GCE developed a Land Use Control Remedial Design (LUCRD) for Installation Restoration Program (IRP) Site 3 (also known as Landfill Area B) which is a potentially hazardous waste site used for landfill disposal.

Spill Prevention Control Countermeasures (SPCC) Plan Update, Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center (MCMWTC) Bridgeport, CA.

For this task order, GCE conducted a facility survey and prepared a comprehensive SPCC Plan Update/Amendment in accordance with 40 CFR 112.

Risk Assessment Support, IR Sites 1, 2, 11 and 13, Naval Auxiliary Landing Field (NALF), San Clemente Island, CA.

For this task order, GCE provided risk assessment support for Installation Restoration (IR) Sites 1, 2, 11 and 13. A Remedial Alternative Analysis (RAA) was compiled for IR Sites 11 and 13, and a Residual Risk Technical memorandum was compiled for all four sites.

Land Use Control Remedial Design Site 5, Naval Air Station (NAS) Fallon, NV.

For this task order, GCE developed a Land Use Control Remedial Design (LUCRD) for Site 5, a former disposal area found to contain ammunition.

Long-Term Monitoring (LTM) Inspections and Reporting, IR Sites 1 and 2, Naval Auxiliary Landing Field (NALF), San Clemente Island, CA.

For this task order, GCE performed LTM inspections for IR Sites 1 and 2 following the requirements identified in the Land Use Control Implementation Plan (LUCIP) and the Record of Decision (ROD).For this task order, GCE performed LTM inspections for IR Sites 1 and 2 following the requirements identified in the Land Use Control Implementation Plan (LUCIP) and the Record of Decision (ROD).