All Wurtsmith Documents

This page contains various documents, including correspondence and public meeting presentations, relating to the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base PFAS investigation. Various acronyms used throughout are as follows:

  • BRAC: Base Realignment and Closure
  • BCT: BRAC Cleanup Team
  • RAB: Restoration Advisory Board
  • WAFB: Wurtsmith Air Force Base
  • AFCEC: Air Force Civil Engineer Center

2021      |      2020      |      2019      |      2018      |      2017

2016 and earlier

Updated: January 20, 2021; new items indicated with "NEW!"

 

2020 Documents

December 16, 2020 - BCT Meeting: Minutes (NEW! posted January 15, 2021)
November 18, 2020 - BCT Meeting: Minutes (NEW! posted January 15, 2021)
October 29, 2020 - Letter to EGLE Place from AFCEC Gibson re Identification of State Applicable or Relevant and Appropriate Requirements (posted December 28, 2020)
October 28, 2020 - BCT Meeting: Minutes (posted December 28, 2020)
October 21, 2020 - RAB Meeting: Agenda (posted October 22, 2020)
October 21, 2020 - RAB Meeting: AFCEC Presentation (posted October 22, 2020)
October 20, 2020 - Townhall Meeting recording (NEW! posted January 19, 2021)
October 20, 2020 - Oscoda Area and Former Wurtsmith Air Force Base PFAS Update Meeting Presentation (posted October 25, 2020)
October 7, 2020 - Letter to MI Governor Whitmer from ASAF Henderson re Wurtsmith Air Force Base (posted October 19, 2020)
October 7, 2020 - IRA BCT Scoping Meeting Summary (posted December 28, 2020)
September 23, 2020 - BCT Meeting: Minutes (posted November 6, 2020)
September 22, 2020 - Letter to ASAG Henderson from MI Gov Whitmer re: USAF Compliance with SOM Standards for PFAS in Clean-up at WAFB (posted September 25, 2020)
September 18, 2020 - Letter to AFCEC Gibson from EGLE Place re: Identification of State Applicable or Relevant and Appropriate Requirements (posted September 22, 2020)
September 2, 2020 - Letter to EGLE Neller from AFCEC Termaath re Dispute Resolution Concerning WAFB and Response to Impacts to Drinking Water from PFAS (posted September 22, 2020)
August 26, 2020 - BCT Meeting: Minutes (posted September 22, 2020)
August 20, 2020 - BCT Remedial Investigation (RI)/Interim Remedial Action (IRA) Scoping meeting Summary (posted September 25, 2020)
August 6, 2020 - Letter to EGLE Place from AFCEC Gibson re Identification of State Applicable or Relevant and Appropriate Requirements (posted September 22, 2020)
July 29, 2020 - BCT Meeting: Minutes (posted September 22, 2020)
July 23, 2020 - Oscoda Area PFAS Groundwater Investigation Data Summary Report (posted November 2, 2020) 
WARNING: This file is 1.7 GB and contains 58,738 pages; download times may be longer than expected
July 22, 2020 - RAB Meeting: Virtual Meeting Guidance (posted July 22, 2020)
July 22, 2020 - RAB Meeting: Agenda (posted July 22, 2020)
July 22, 2020 - RAB Meeting: AFCEC Presentation (posted July 22, 2020)
July 21, 2020 - Townhall Meeting: Presentation (posted July 22, 2020)
July 21, 2020 - Townhall Meeting: Presentation - Oscoda Area Conceptual Site Model (posted July 22, 2020)
July 21, 2020 - Townhall Meeting recording (posted October 6, 2020)
July 16, 2020 - EGLE Reponse re: Dispute Resolution Concerning the Former Wurtsmith Air Force Base and Response to Impacts to Drinking Water from PFOS/PFOA Substances (posted July 16, 2020)
June 24, 2020 - BCT Meeting: Minutes (posted September 22, 2020)
June 10, 2020 - Oscoda Area PFAS Surface and Pore Water Sampling Data Summary Report (posted November 2, 2020)
WARNING: This file is 70 MB and contains 2,027 pages; download time may be longer than expected
May 27, 2020 - BCT Meeting: Minutes (posted July 1, 2020)
May 27, 2020 - Former WAFB / Oscoda Area PFAS Coordination Call: Summary (posted June 26, 2020)
May 27, 2020 - BCT Meeting: Minutes (posted June 26, 2020)
April 15, 2020 - RAB Meeting: Presentation - Transducer Study
April 15, 2020 - RAB Meeting: AFCEC Presentation
March 24, 2020 - BCT Meeting: Minutes
March 13, 2020 - Community Engagement Event: ESI Summary and Comments
March 3, 2020 - Air Force Response to EGLE Request for Interim Response
February 18, 2020 - BCT Meeting: Minutes
January 31, 2020 - EGLE Request for Interim Response
January 31, 2020 - Transducer Technical Memo, Preliminary Findings-Groundwater Flow Direction Evaluation East Side of Van Etten Lake
January 24, 2020 - Wurtsmith/Oscoda Area Conceptual Site Model
January 22, 2020 - BCT Meeting: Minutes

 

2019 Documents

November 11, 2019 - BCT Meeting: Minutes
October 23, 2019 - BCT Meeting Minutes
October 22, 2019 - Letter from EGLE Place to AFCEC Medina re: Former Wurtsmith AFB Supplemental Site Inspection (SSI) Work Plan Addendum for PFOA and PFOS Release Response (posted October 24, 2019)
September 23, 2019 - Wurtsmith/Oscoda PFAS Coordination Call Summaries
September 11, 2019 - RAB Meeting: AFCEC Presentation
September 11, 2019 - RAB Meeting: EGLE Projected ESI Timeline (handout) 
September 11, 2019 - RAB Meeting: Wurtsmith PFOS/PFOA Investigation Tracker (handout)
September 10, 2019 - GSI Evaluation of PFOS at Van Etten Creek and the Au Sable River
September 2019 - Letter from US Air Force to Oscoda Twp re: Response to Listening Sessions
July 16, 2019 - Townhall Meeting: Recording
July 16, 2019 - Townhall Meeting: EGLE Presentation
July 16, 2019 - Townhall Meeting: VEL GSI Evaluation of PFOS Report
July 16, 2019 - Townhall Meeting: Groundwater PFOS Contour Heatmap Contour
July 16, 2019 - Townhall Meeting: Groundwater Residential PFOA PFOS Heatmap
July 16, 2019 - Townhall Meeting: Porewater Sampling AuSable Results PFOS
July 16, 2019 - Townhall Meeting: Surface water Sampling AuSable Results PFOS
July 16, 2019 - Townhall Meeting: Investigation of PFAS Contamination in the Lake Huron-Au Sable River Plume Report
June 28, 2019 - Air Force Response re: Dispute Resolution Concerning the Former Wurtsmith Air Force Base and Reponse to Impacts to Drinking Water from PFOS/PFOA Substances
May 21, 2019 - Updated Van Etten Lake Surface Water and Foam Letter Health Consultation
April 24, 2019 - RAB Meeting: AFCEC Presentation
February 6, 2019 - Memo from AECOM to DEQ re: December 2108 Van Etten Lake Surface Water Sampling (posted February 28, 2019)

2018 Documents

Date of Document
Document Title
Date Posted
Dec 7, 2018 Violation Notice No. VN-008900 from USAF-Termaath to MDEQ-Seidel
 
Mar 4, 2019
Dec 6, 2018

Community Engagement Event:

 
Dec 5, 2018

Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) Presentations:

 
Nov 28, 2018 Air Force Wurtsmith Snapshot  
Oct 19, 2018
 
Letter from DEQ Seidel to USAF Marrs re: Violation Notice No. VN-008900 Oct 22, 2018
Aug 30, 2018

Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) Document:

 
Aug 29, 2018 WAFB Capture Zone Report Aug 30, 2018
Jun 6, 2018

Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) Presentations:

 
Apr 18, 2018

Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) Presentations:

 
Mar 15, 2018 Letter to DEQ Shirey from AFCEC Termaath re: Dispute Resolution Concerning the Former WAFB and Response to Impacts to Drinking Water from PFOS / PFOA Substances
 
Mar 29, 2018
Mar 2, 2018 Letter to AFCEC Termaath from DEQ Shirey re: Extension to Response Regarding Dispute Resolution Concerning the Former WAFB and Response to Impacts to Drinking Water from PFAS
 
Mar 29, 2018
Feb 14, 2018 Letter to AFCEC Termaath from DEQ Shirey re: Extension to Response Regarding Dispute Concerning the Former WAFB and Response to Impacts to Drinking Water from PFAS
 
Feb 16, 2016
Feb 13, 2018

Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) Presentations:

 
Feb 8, 2018 Letter to AFCEC Termaath from DEQ Shirey re: Dispute Resolution Concerning the Former WAFB and Response to Impacts to Drinking Water from PFAS
 
Feb 9, 2018
Feb 2, 2018 Letter to AFCEC Termaath from DEQ Shirey re: Extension of Dispute Resolution Concerning the Former WAFB and Response to Impacts to Drinking Water from PFAS
 
Mar 29, 2018
Jan 24, 2018 Letter to AFCEC Termaath from DEQ Shirey re: Dispute Resolution Concerning the Former WAFB and Response to Impacts to Drinking Water from PFAS
 
Mar 28, 2018
Jan 23, 2018

Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) Document:

Wurtsmith Restoration Advisory Board Meeting Agenda - pdf

 
Jan 16, 2018 Letter to AFCEC Marrs from DEQ Siler re: Violation Notice No. VN-007964, Substantive Requirements Document No. MIU990027
 
Jan 19, 2018
Jan 11, 2018 Letter from AFCEC Termaath to DEQ Shirey re: response to DSMOA Dispute
 
Mar 29, 2018

2017 Documents

Date of Document
Document Title
Date Posted
Dec 20, 2017 Letter to AFCEC Termaath from DEQ Shirey re: Extension to Response Regarding Dispute Resolution Concerning the Former WAFB and Response to Impacts to Drinking Water from PFAS
 
Mar 29, 2018
Dec 14, 2017 Letter to AFCEC Marrs from DEQ Shirey re: Notice of Invocation of Dispute Resolution Concerning the Former WAFB and Response to Impacts to Drinking Water from PFAS
 
Dec 19, 2017
Dec 6, 2017

Community Engagement Presentation:

 
Nov 13, 2017 Letter to DEQ Seidel from USDAF Marrs re: Substantive Requirements Document (SRD) for Arrow Street Pump and Treat System (APTS), Benzene Pump and Treat System (BPTS) and Mission Pump and Treat System (MPTS), response to your letters dated August 2, 2017 and November 3, 2017
 
Apr 4, 2018
Nov 3, 2017 Letter to USDAF Marrs from DEQ Seidel re: Substantive Requirements Document (SRD) for Arrow Street Pump and Treat System Benzene Plant Pump and Treat System, and Mission Street Pump and Treat System
 
Jan 8, 2018
Nov 1, 2017

Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) press release for first meeting:

 
Oct 25, 2017 Preliminary Investigation of the Paleo-Channels of the AuSable River Floodplain  
WARNING: This file is 150 MB and contains 528 pages; download time may be longer than expected
Nov 2, 2020
Sep 19, 2017

Community Engagement Document:

 
Apr 25, 2017

Community Engagement Presentations:

 
Feb 14, 2017 Final Health Consultation Regarding Fish Contamination - PFOS in Fish  

2016 and Earlier Documents

Date of Document
Document Title
Date Posted
Oct 25, 2016

Community Engagement Presentation:

 
Oct 7, 2016 Substantive Requirements Document re: WSAF-Wurtsmith AFB (Benzene Plant Pump and Treat System, Mission Street Pump and Treat System, and Arrow Street Pump and Treat System)
 
Jan 8, 2018
Apr 15, 2016 Substantive Requirements Document re: WAFB FT-02 Groundwater Pump and Treat System at the former WAFB located at 3236 Hunt Street, Oscoa, Michigan
 
Jan 8, 2018
Mar 23, 2016

Community Engagement Presentations:

 
Mar 1, 2016 Health Consultation Regarding Fish Contamination - For Public Comment  
Feb 29, 2016 and
Mar 18, 2016
Two letters: Letter to LPO Strainge from DEQ Wagner dated 02/29/16 and Letter from AF Termaath to DEQ Wagner dated 03/18/16 re: Residential Well Protection
 
Mar 29, 2018
Feb 29, 2016 Letter to LPO Strainge from DEQ Wagner re: Residential Well Protection PFAS Chemicals Dec 19, 2018
2016 Eat Safe Fish in Iosco County Brochure  
Sep 24, 2015 Letter to MDEQ Regarding Need for Wild Game Data  
Apr 29, 2015

Community Engagement Presentation:

 
Apr 2015 Fish Data Update (for February 2014 meeting information)  
Feb 12, 2014

Community Engagement Presentation:

 
Jan 24, 2013

Community Engagement Presentations:

 
Nov 30, 2012 Letter Health Consultation - Amended  
Aug 31, 2012 Letter Health Consultation - Evaluation of Fish Tissue Data  
2001 Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) Public Health Assessment for Trichloroethylene (TCE) for Wurtsmith Air Force Base.  

 

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