SAN FERNANDO VALLEY (AREA 1)
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA
Superfund Site Profile
The San Fernando Valley (Area 1) site is a twenty-square-mile area of contaminated groundwater located primarily in North Hollywood and Burbank, California. The site is one of four Superfund sites in the San Fernando Valley. The Area 1 site has been further divided into operable units: the Burbank Operable Unit (BOU) located primarily in Burbank and south of the Burbank airport; and, the North Hollywood Operable Unit (NHOU) located to the west of the BOU.
Numerous potentially responsible parties (PRPs) contaminated groundwater in the region with volatile organic compounds (VOCs), including trichloroethylene (TCE) and perchloroethylene (PCE). Cleanup, operation and maintenance activities, ...
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