Superfund Site:

DEFENSE GENERAL SUPPLY CENTER (DLA)
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Larry Brown
(215) 814-5527

Remedial Project Manager
Susanne Haug
(215) 814-3394

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Site Location

Street Address:
JEFFERSON DAVIS HGY, CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA 23237

Background

The 640-acre Defense Supply Center (DLA) site is an active federal facility in Chesterfield County, Virginia, about eight miles south of Richmond. A Defense Logistics Agency supply center has operated on site since 1941. Past operations on site include aviation equipment manufacturing and repair, firefighter training, and the use and storage of hazardous materials. Chemical operations have included storing and shipping flammable, toxic, corrosive and oxidizing chemicals as well as pesticides. In the 1960s and early 1970s, the Defense General Supply Center disposed of some waste material in a shallow ravine called the Area 50 Landfill. These activities contaminated soil, ...
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