Superfund Information Systems: Site Profile

Superfund Site:

NORFOLK NAVAL BASE (SEWELLS POINT NAVAL COMPLEX)
NORFOLK, VA

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Announcements and Key Topics

‚ÄčShipyard activities include metal forming, repair and installation of mechanical and electrical equipment, metal fabrication and plating. Industrial shops, industrial wastes, scrap metal, waste oils, hydraulic oils, cutting oils, and oils contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls ('PCBs'), cleaners, solvents, paint, paint sludges, thinners, blasting residues, asbestos and batteries.  

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Community Resources

Community involvement is the process of engaging in dialogue and collaboration with community members. The goal of Superfund community involvement is to advocate and strengthen early and meaningful community participation during Superfund cleanups. Read about ways you can participate in EPA’s Community Involvement Program.

EPA celebrates 35 years of the Superfund Program: Read about sites in your states where Superfund has made a difference in protecting human health and the environment.

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Previous Public Participation Opportunities

The detailed Administrative Record can be examined at the following locations: Kirn Memorial Branch Norfolk Public Library 301 East City Hall Avenue Norfolk, VA 23510 804-664-7323 Naval Station Building C-9 Bacon Street Naval Air Station Norfol

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Stay Informed and Involved

The goals of the Superfund community involvement (CI) program are to: 1) keep communities affected by sites informed throughout the cleanup process, 2) provide opportunities for communities to comment and offer their input about site cleanup plans, and 3) facilitate the resolution of community issues tied to a site. EPA accomplishes these goals by providing communities different tools and resources to support their site involvement. These resources include independent technical assistance so community members can understand the technical aspects of a site, a public forum for community members to present and discuss their needs and concerns related to the Superfund decision making process, and a job training program to encourage employment of local workers. These are just some of the CI program's resources; to learn more, go to http://www.epa.gov/superfund/community/.

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