USARMY/NASA REDSTONE ARSENAL
Superfund Site Profile
The U.S. Army at Redstone Arsenal (RSA) is an active installation that encompasses 38,300 acres of land southwest of Huntsville, Alabama. Since opening in the early 1940s, development within RSA has largely revolved around the historical need to produce, and later dispose of, conventional and chemical munitions. From 1942 to 1945, DA operations were used to manufacture raw materials for toxic agents and incendiary materials, and to assemble, store, and ship the final products. Onsite waste disposal activities included the disposal of construction debris, drums, and chemical munitions, and open burning of combustible materials.
After the war, the RSA became a ...
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