Superfund Site:

NEBRASKA ORDNANCE PLANT (FORMER)
MEAD, NE

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
PAM HOUSTON
(913) 551-7699

Remedial Project Manager
Bill Gresham
(913) 551-7804

Site Location

Street Address:
.5 MI E OF
MEAD, NE 68041

Announcements and Key Topics

Treatment plants at the former Nebraska Ordnance Plant treat approximately 2,680 gallons per minute to remove TCE and RDX contamination from groundwater produced by 11 extraction wells.  Wellhead ultraviolet units treat groundwater contamination resulting from explosives manufacturing at the site.  The treatment plants and extraction wells can be operated remotely. To prevent potential impacts due to a lack of access, ...
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Background

The 17,000-acre Nebraska Ordnance Plant (NOP) near Mead, Nebraska, operated as a munitions productions plant from 1942 to 1956. Later uses of the area included munitions storage, ammonium ...
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