Superfund Site:

PLATTSBURGH AIR FORCE BASE
PLATTSBURGH, 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:
PLATTSBURGH AFB, PLATTSBURGH, NY 12901

Background

The 3,440-acre former Plattsburgh Air Force Base is located in Plattsburgh, New York. The site is located in a mixed use area consisting of industrial and commercial enterprises, as well as private residences. It is bordered on the north by the Saranac River and the city of Plattsburgh, and on the south by the Salmon River. Lake Champlain, located east of the base, forms approximately one mile of the base boundary.

The base began operations in 1955 as a Tactical Wing under the Strategic Air Command of the United States Air Force. It continued operations under that mission until 1991, when ...
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