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PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT

TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE (AFB)
UNITED STATES AIR FORCE
SOLANO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA
CERCLIS# CA5570024575

September 14, 1998

Prepared by

Federal Facilities Assessment Branch
Division of Health Assessment and Consultation
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

TABLE OF CONTENTS

LIST OF FIGURES

LIST OF TABLES

SUMMARY

BACKGROUND

    Site Description and History
    ATSDR Involvement

EVALUATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINATION, EXPOSURE PATHWAYS
AND PUBLIC HEALTH IMPLICATIONS

    Introduction
    I. Indeterminate Public Health Hazard
      Possible Fish Contamination in the "Duck Pond"
    II. No Apparent Public Health Hazards
      A. Possible Indoor Air Contamination into Buildings 810, 844, 845, from Storm System B (SD-33)
      B. Exposure to Soil Gas Evaporation to the Air at Landfill 1 (LF006)
      C. Exposure to Soil Gas Evaporation to the Air at the North-South Gasoline Station Complex
      D. Union Creek
        1. Possible Exposure to Contaminated Sediment and Water in Union Creek
        2. Possible Exposure to Contamination of Fish in Union Creek
    III. No Public Health Hazards
      A. Groundwater Contaminant Plumes
        1. Groundwater Contamination at Fire Training Area 4 (FT005)
        2. Groundwater Contamination from Landfill 2 (LF007) Area C
        3. Contamination at Building 1125 (SS030)
      B. 1950 B-29 Crash Site
      C. Grazing Areas 7 and 8 and Landfill X

QUALITY ASSURANCE AND QUALITY CONTROL

COMMUNITY HEALTH CONCERNS

HEALTH OUTCOME DATA

CHILD HEALTH ISSUES

PREPARERS OF REPORT

PUBLIC HEALTH ACTION PLAN

    Conclusions
    Actions Taken or Planned
    Actions Recommended

REFERENCES

APPENDIX A: ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS

APPENDIX B: SOURCE SITE EVALUATION SUMMARY

APPENDIX C: ATSDR PUBLIC HEALTH CONCLUSION CATEGORIES

APPENDIX D: SOIL GAS SAMPLES (TCE, DCE, AND TPH) FROM STORM
SEWER B STUDY



LIST OF FIGURES

Figure 1: Location of Travis AFB
Figure 2: Travis AFB
Figure 3: Duck Pond
Figure 4: Buildings 810, 844, 845
Figure 5: Landfill 1
Figure 6: On-Base Gasoline Stations
Figure 7: Groundwater Plumes (Migrating Offsite): Fire Training Area 4, Landfill 2, Building 1125
Figure 8: Union Creek
Figure 9: B-29 Crash Site
Figure 10: Grazing Areas - Landfill X and Grazing Management Units 7 & 8


LIST OF TABLES

Table 1: Travis AFB -- Evaluation of Health Hazard Situations
Table 2: Summary of ATSDR's Public Health Conclusion for Travis AFB.
Table 3: Radionuclides in Soil at the Site of the B-29 Crash

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