Superfund Site:

LETTERKENNY ARMY DEPOT (PDO AREA)
FRANKLIN COUNTY, PA

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Larry Brown
(215) 814-5527

Remedial Project Manager
Rashmi Mathur
(215) 814-5234

Site Location

Street Address:
N FRANKLIN ST, FRANKLIN COUNTY, PA 17201

Background

The Letterkenny Army Depot (PDO Area) site is located five miles north of Chambersburg in Franklin County, Pennsylvania. The U.S. Army established the 19,243-acre facility in 1942 for ammunition storage. In 1947, facility activities expanded to include the testing, maintenance and overhaul of vehicles and missiles; the storage and transportation of industrial chemicals and petroleum; and storage, maintenance, demilitarization and modification of ammunition. There are two Superfund program National Priorities List (NPL) sites associated with the Letterkenny Army Depot: the Property Disposal Office (PDO) site and the Southeast (SE) Area site. This narrative addresses the PDO Area site. The PDO ...
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