Superfund Site: LAKE CITY ARMY AMMUNITION PLANT (NORTHWEST LAGOON)
INDEPENDENCE, MO

Superfund Site Profile

SITE BACKGROUND

The 3,935-acre Lake City Army Ammunition Plant (Northwest Lagoon) site is located in Independence, Missouri. Industrial operations, including military manufacturing, have occurred on the site since 1941, contaminating groundwater, surface water and soils with volatile organic compounds (VOCs), explosives, perchlorates and heavy metals. Cleanup, operation and maintenance activities, and monitoring are ongoing.