Superfund Site: WURTSMITH AIR FORCE BASE
OSCODA, MI

Superfund Site Profile

SITE BACKGROUND

The 5,223-acre Wurtsmith Air Force Base (Wurtsmith AFB) is located on the northeastern part of Michigan's lower peninsula. Leaking chemical storage tanks and waste disposal operations contaminated soil and groundwater with hazardous chemicals. Following cleanup, operation and maintenance activities are ongoing. Some areas of the site are still under investigation.