Superfund Site:

CHERRY POINT MARINE CORPS AIR STATION
HAVELOCK, NC

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Remedial Project Manager
Michelle Thornton
(404) 562-8526

Site Location

Street Address:
ROOSEVELT BLVD. AND SLOCUM RD., HAVELOCK, NC 28533

Background

The 13,164-acre Cherry Point Marine Corps Air Station site is located in Havelock, North Carolina, and includes an active U.S. Marine Corps installation – Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Cherry Point. It opened in 1942. EPA placed the site on the Superfund program’s National Priorities List (NPL) in 1994 because of contaminated groundwater, soil, sediment and surface water resulting from the installation’s operations.

EPA, the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (NCDENR), and the U.S. Navy (Navy) have investigated site conditions and taken steps to clean up the site to protect people and the environment from contamination. Site contamination ...
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