Superfund Site Profile
The Jacksonville Naval Air Station (NAS) is an active U.S. Navy Installation in Jacksonville, Florida. The installation currently provides facilities and support for the operation and maintenance of naval weapons and aircraft. EPA placed the site on the Superfund program’s National Priorities List (NPL) in 1989 because of contaminated soil, sediment, groundwater and surface water. The U.S. Navy (Navy), EPA and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) investigated site conditions and have taken measures to address site contamination. EPA has issued cleanup plans to address site contaminants. The site's contamination is not a threat to nearby residents and businesses. The Navy, EPA and FDEP continue to protect people and the environment from site contamination through cleanup and monitoring of soils, sediment and groundwater, land use controls and required Five-Year Reviews.