Superfund Site: BROOKHAVEN NATIONAL LABORATORY (USDOE), UPTON, NY

Superfund Site Profile

The Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) site is a research and development facility owned by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). It covers 5,265 acres in Upton, New York. The DOE conducts research in physical, biomedical and environmental sciences and energy technologies. The lab is about 8 square miles in size. Much of the environmental contamination at the lab is from accidental spills and historical storage and disposal of chemical and radiological materials. Many cleanup activities have been completed; other cleanup efforts are ongoing.

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SITE STATUS

Construction
Complete?
No
Human Exposure
Status

Under Control
Contaminated Ground
Water Status
Not Under Control
Site-Wide Ready for
Anticipated Use?
No