Bio-Remediation of Simulated Fire Training Facility

by Donald P. Butcher,
Peter C. Gaskin,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Aviation Crossroads: Challenges in a Changing World


A leaking aviation fuel underground storage tank system utilized for fire fighting training at the Will Rogers World Airport was removed by Oklahoma City Department of airports personnel. Approximately 20, 000 cubic yards of contaminated soil from two firepit areas were excavated and placed in an above ground soil bio-remediation system where degradation of hydrocarbon components to acceptable levels was accomplished.

Subject Headings: Fires | Training | Storage facilities | Storage tanks | Underground storage | Soil pollution | Airports and airfields | Energy storage

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