EPA Superfund Program: NORTON AIR FORCE BASE (LNDFLL #2), SAN BERNARDINO, CA

Superfund Site Profile

The 2,165-acre Norton Air Force Base site in San Bernardino, California, served as a major overhaul center for jet engines and aircraft repair beginning in 1942. Past hazardous material management practices contaminated groundwater and soil with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), dioxins, heavy metals and acids. Following construction of the site’s remedy, operation and maintenance activities and monitoring are ongoing.

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SITE STATUS

Construction
Complete?
Yes (05/16/2006)
Human Exposure
Status

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