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  • Air Force awards contract for pilot study of groundwater treatment at Cannon AFB

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – The Air Force recently awarded a $16.6 million contract for a pilot study and engineering evaluation/cost estimate at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. The study could help protect drinking water and accelerate possible long-term actions to address two perfluorinated substances in water supplies near the
  • AFCEC reaches another milestone in cleanup efforts at former McClellan AFB

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center and regulatory agencies recently agreed to decommission one of the first Soil Vapor Extraction (SVE) units employed at the former McClellan Air Force Base, California.The unit, known as Investigative Cluster, or IC-1, completed its job removing more than 5,500 pounds of volatile organic compounds from the
  • Demonstration projects shows promise in accelerating Air Force cleanup projects

    Two demonstration projects may hold the key to accelerating environmental cleanup efforts at multiple Air Force sites across the country.Funded through the Air Force Civil Engineer Center's 2015 broad agency announcement, the projects substantiate technological methods for mapping underground contaminant pathways at some of the Air Force's most