WASHINGTON NAVY YARD
Superfund Site Profile
Announcements and Key Topics
Site 1—Building 22 (Lead and Brass Foundry)
Site 1 comprises a multistoried brick building, Building 22, and the soils directly adjacent to it. Surrounding areas consist of pavement, concrete and other buildings. It is the location of a former foundry for the manufacture of brass cannons, shells, and shot. Other machinery has also been constructed where Building 22 currently is located. ...
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The Navy has always owned Washington Navy Yard (WNY), the Navy’s oldest shore station and the oldest continuously operated federal facility in the United States. It was established on October ...
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