Superfund Site:

NORFOLK NAVAL BASE (SEWELLS POINT NAVAL COMPLEX)
NORFOLK, VA

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Larry Brown
(215) 814-5527

Remedial Project Manager
Lorie Baker
(215) 814-3355

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Site Location

Street Address:
HELMICK ST
NORFOLK, VA 23511

Background

The Norfolk Naval Base (Sewells Point Naval Complex) site is located directly northwest of Norfolk, Virginia. The 4,630-acre facility provides shore facilities and logistics support for Navy vessels and aircraft. Shipyard activities include metal forming, repair and installation of mechanical and electrical equipment, metal fabrication and plating. Wastes generated at the facility include halogenated and non-halogenated solvents, corrosives, paint wastes, wastes from electroplating operations, petroleum products, and oils and lubricants. In addition, the facility manages used oils, construction debris, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), contaminated oils and trash. Historical operations and disposal practices contaminated soil, sediment and groundwater with hazardous chemicals. This ...

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