Superfund Site:

PATUXENT RIVER NAVAL AIR STATION
PATUXENT RIVER, MD

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Larry Brown
(215) 814-5527

Remedial Project Manager
Andy Sochanski
(215) 814-3370

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Site Location

Street Address:
OPPOSITE LEXINGTON PARK (STATE HWY 235)
PATUXENT RIVER, MD 20670

Background

The 6,400-acre Patuxent River Naval Air Station (NAS) site is located in Lexington Park, St. Mary’s County, Maryland, at the confluence of the Patuxent River and the Chesapeake Bay on a peninsula known as Cedar Point. NAS operated several landfills and other historical disposal areas which release hazardous chemicals that contaminated soil, sediment, groundwater and surface water. The landfills received solid and hazardous wastes such as sewage treatment plant sludge, cesspool wastes, spent oil absorbents, paints, antifreeze, solvents, thinners, pesticides and photo lab wastes. Cleanups are complete at several areas within NAS. Operation and maintenance activities at these areas are ...
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