Superfund Site:

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND (EDGEWOOD AREA)
EDGEWOOD, MD

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Larry Brown
(215) 814-5527

Remedial Project Manager
Yazmine Yap-Deffler
(215) 814-3369

Site Location

Street Address:
OFF RTE 40, EDGEWOOD, MD 21010

Background

The 13,000-acre Aberdeen Proving Ground (Edgewood Area Site) site is located in Edgewood, Maryland and includes Gunpowder Neck, Pooles Island, Carroll Island and Graces Quarters. Development and testing of chemical agent munitions took place at this federal facility site. From 1917 to the present, site activities have included conducting chemical research programs, manufacturing chemical agents, and testing, storage and disposal of toxic materials. Site activities contaminated soil, sediment, ground water and surface water with hazardous chemicals. Cleanup is ongoing.