Superfund Site:

ALLEGANY BALLISTICS LABORATORY (USNAVY)
MINERAL COUNTY, WV

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Larry Brown
(215) 814-5527

Remedial Project Manager
Sarah Kloss
(215) 814-3379

Site Location

Street Address:
COUNTY RTE 9
MINERAL COUNTY, WV 26753

Background

The 1,628-acre Allegany Ballistics Laboratory (ABL) (U.S. Navy) site is located in Rocket Center, West Virginia. The facility began operations in 1942, including research, development, and testing of solid propellants and motors for rockets, ammunition, and armaments for the U.S. Navy. There are two operating plants at ABL. Plant 1 is owned by the Navy and consists of 1,576 acres. Since 1995, Alliant Tech Systems Inc. (ATK) has operated the plant under contract to the Navy. The remaining 52 acres of ABL (Plant 2) are owned and operated by ATK. Plant 2 is not included as part of EPA's National ...
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