FEED MATERIALS PRODUCTION CENTER (USDOE)
Superfund Site Profile
The U.S. Department of Energy Feed Materials Production Center, also known as the Feeds Material Superfund site, is located, twenty miles northwest of Cincinnati in the town of Fernald, Ohio. The 1,050-acre facility operated from 1951 to 1989, producing high-purity uranium metals products for the U.S. defense program. Facility operations contaminated soil and groundwater with radionuclides, including uranium, thorium and radium, and resulted in widespread radioactive contamination of soil and groundwater, along with residual sludge and liquid waste.
In 1986, under a Federal Facility Compliance Agreement between DOE and U.S. EPA, the Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study to address environmental impacts associated with the ...
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