FORT DETRICK AREA B GROUND WATER
FORT DETRICK, MD
Superfund Site Profile
Fort Detrick is an active U.S. Army Installation operated under the Army Medical Command (MEDCOM), in Frederick, Maryland. Fort Detrick is located within the city limits of Frederick and is surrounded by residential areas and county-owned land. Fort Detrick consists of three non-contiguous tracts of land designated as Areas A, B, and C. Area B is the only area of Fort Detrick that is currently on the National Priorities List (NPL).
Area B occupies approximately 399 acres and was initially established as a proving ground in the Army's Biological Warfare program. Later, Area B was used as a disposal area for ...
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