Superfund Site: TWIN CITIES AIR FORCE RESERVE BASE (SMALL ARMS RANGE LANDFILL)
Superfund Site Profile
The Twin Cities Air Force Reserve Base (Small Arms Range Landfill) site is a 2-acre landfill between the Minnesota River and the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, in an area where about 64,700 people depend on public and private wells for drinking water. The site was a landfill from 1963 until 1972 for the disposal of general base refuse and industrial waste, including 100 gallons of painting waste sludge, 800 pounds of paint filters and 100 to 200 gallons of sludge from leaded aviation gasoline. Following cleanup, EPA took the site off the Superfund program’s National Priorities List (NPL) in 1996.