Superfund Site:

IOWA ARMY AMMUNITION PLANT
MIDDLETOWN, IA

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Pamela Houston
(913) 551-7699

Remedial Project Manager
Daniel O'Connor
(913) 551-7868

Site Location

Street Address:
HWY 79 OFF MIDDLETOWN RD
MIDDLETOWN, IA 52638

Background

The Iowa Army Ammunition Plant (IAAAP) is a government-owned, contractor-operated (American Ordnance) ammunitions production (load, assembly, and pack) facility in southeastern Iowa, approximately four miles west of Burlington.  IAAAP encompasses approximately 19,000 acres, including active and inactive production and storage areas, undeveloped areas, and agricultural leases.  IAAAP, originally known as Iowa Ordnance Plant, was constructed in November 1940 and began production in 1941.  The Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) operated at portions of IAAAP from 1947 to 1975.  Historical operations, by both the Army and AEC, resulted in releases of hazardous substances to soil, surface water, and groundwater at IAAAP.  The ...
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