EPA Superfund Program: DENVER RADIUM SITE, DENVER, CO

Superfund Site Profile

The Denver Radium site is located in Denver, Colorado, along the South Platte River Valley. The site consists of over 65 properties contaminated by radioactive residues derived from the processing of radium in the early 1900s. Following cleanup, operation and maintenance activities are ongoing.


SITE STATUS

Construction
Complete?
Yes (09/27/2006)
Human Exposure
Status

Under Control
Contaminated Ground
Water Status
Under Control
Site-Wide Ready for
Anticipated Use?
Yes