Superfund Site:

GRIFFISS AIR FORCE BASE (11 AREAS)
ROME, NY

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Larisa Romanowski
(518) 407-0400

Remedial Project Manager
Bob Morse
(212) 637-4331

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Site Location

Street Address:
GRIFFISS AIR FORCE BASE, ROME, NY 13440

Background

The Griffiss Air Force Base (AFB) site is located in Rome, New York. The 3,552-acre base began operations in 1943 under the Air Combat Command and served as home to various Air Force operations over the years. On July 1, 1970, the 416th Bombardment Wing of the Strategic Air Command was activated with the mission of maintenance and implementation of both effective air refueling operations and long-range bombardment capability, but in 1993 and 1995, Griffiss AFB was designated for realignment under the Base Realignment and Closure Act which resulted in the deactivation of the 416th Bombardment Wing in September 1995. ...
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