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NMED representatives tour BFF Groundwater Treatment System

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Ryan Wortman (left), Kirtland Air Force Base Civil Engineer Center physical scientist, shows a sampling passive fuser to visitors from the New Mexico Environment Department and members of Team Kirtland at the Bulk Fuel Facility Groundwater Treatment System on Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Jan. 5, 2022. Wortman also showed visitors samples of old fuel lines, granulated active carbon for filtering, Bennet pumps and sediment samples from different depths. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Karissa Dick)

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U.S. Air Force Col. Jason Vattioni, 377th Air Base Wing installation commander (center), greets Chris Catechis (right), director of the Resource Protection Division, New Mexico Environment Department, and Rick Shean (left), chief of the Hazardous Waste Bureau, New Mexico Environment Department, at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Jan. 5, 2022. Catechis and Shean visited KAFB to tour the Bulk Fuel Facility Groundwater Treatment System. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Karissa Dick)

Four men look at a water treatment system.

U.S. Air Force Col. Jason Vattioni, 377th Air Base Wing installation commander (left), and Rick Shean, chief of the Hazardous Waste Bureau, New Mexico Environment Department, view the Bulk Fuel Facility Groundwater Treatment System controls at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Jan. 5, 2022. During the tour, Vattioni and Shean were also shown water treatment systems, 2020 ethylene dibromide (EDB) plume coverage graphics and injection locations of treated water. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Karissa Dick)

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Visitors from the New Mexico Environment Department and members of Team Kirtland view graphics of the ethylene dibromide (EDB) plume coverage from the Bulk Fuel Facility leak during a tour of the Bulk Fuel Facility Groundwater Treatment System on Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Jan. 5, 2022. The visitors were also shown the system control room and injection locations of treated water. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Karissa Dick)

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Ryan Wortman, Kirtland Air Force Base Civil Engineer Center physical scientist, explains the Bulk Fuel Facility Groundwater Treatment System controls to visitors from the New Mexico Environment Department at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Jan. 5, 2022. During the tour, visitors were also shown water treatment systems, 2020 ethylene dibromide (EDB) plume coverage graphics and injection locations of treated water. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Karissa Dick)

Three men stand in a small room.

U.S. Air Force Col. Jason Vattioni, 377th Air Base Wing installation commander (left), and Rick Shean, chief of the Hazardous Waste Bureau, New Mexico Environment Department, view the Bulk Fuel Facility Groundwater Treatment System controls at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Jan. 5, 2022. During the tour, Vattioni and Shean were also shown water treatment systems, 2020 ethylene dibromide (EDB) plume coverage graphics and injection locations of treated water. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Karissa Dick)

KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. -- Ryan Wortman (left), Kirtland Air Force Base Civil Engineer Center physical scientist, shows a sampling passive fuser to visitors from the New Mexico Environment Department and members of Team Kirtland at the Bulk Fuel Facility Groundwater Treatment System on Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., Jan. 5, 2022. Wortman also showed visitors samples of old fuel lines, granulated active carbon for filtering, Bennet pumps and sediment samples from different depths. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Karissa Dick)