Property located in a commercial area located in Hot Springs. The Woods property consists of one main building, gas pump & canopy, storage building, and parking area. The site currently is being used as an auto parts store and repair shop. Current services include tire changes, oil changes, and brake repairs. DEQ release onsite 1990, DEQ documented removal of 5 UST's. 1996 work was completed removing a waste oil tank & 140 CY of soil. 1999, 8 additional UST's were removed and soil samples collected, contaminants were found: Ethylbenzene, Xylenes, aliphatic, and aromatic hydrocarbons. 2014 Tettra Tech performed sampling and found multiple VPH compounds in groundwater & soil above benchmarks. The Phase I Environmental Site Assessment confirmed petroleum hydrocarbon impacts to soil and groundwater resulting from operations of the Spring Street Exxon Station. Phase II Assessment delineated the extent of impacts to subsurface soil and groundwater in all directions except down gradient toward Spring Creek. The site is near a hotel with geothermal baths and other local developed hot springs resorts. Overview, the facility contained sixteen (16) USTs which held gasoline, diesel, and waste oil. Concentrations of several petroleum hydrocarbon constituents were identified are above Montana risk-based screening levels in both soil and groundwater.
Former Use: The target property is located in a mixed commercial and residential area in the center of Hot Springs, Montana. The property is approximately 0.23 acres in size and is currently owned by Randal A. Woods as fee-simple land within the exterior boundary of the Flathead Indian Reservation. The property consists of one main building, a gas pump canopy, a storage building, and cement/asphalt parking areas Facility is currently consists of one main building, gas pump & canopy, storage building, and parking area. The site currently being used as an auto parts store and repair shop. Current services include tire changes, oil changes, and brake repairs. Numerous drums were found on the property that contain waste oil, hydraulic oil, and some were empty. Throughout the sites history a total of 18 UST's have been located on the site. 1 inactive UST still remains on the site. Ownership History: Wood purchased the property in 1984 from Vic Holmberg and whom had taken ownership 1969 from Exxon Mobile. Overview: Property has been used as a gas station/auto repair facility for many years, approximately since the early 1960�s.