Superfund Site:

SAVANNA ARMY DEPOT ACTIVITY
SAVANNA, IL

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Janet Pope
(312) 353-0628

Remedial Project Manager
Thomas Barounis
(312) 353-5577

Site Location

Street Address:
7MI N OF SAVANNA ON RTE 84, SAVANNA, IL 61074

Background

The Savanna Army Depot Activity (SVDA) site is a 13,062-acre installation. It is located on the eastern bank of the Mississippi River in Carroll and Jo Daviess counties, seven miles north of Savanna, in Illinois. Between 1917 and 1995, the U.S. Army used the property for artillery weapons and ammunition testing, as well as the storage of ordnance and the loading and renovating of shells and bombs. The Army used several areas for demolition, burning of obsolete ordnance and waste disposal. Facility operations contaminated soils, groundwater, surface water and sediment with hazardous chemicals. Site cleanup is ongoing. Some areas are ...
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