EPA Superfund Program: EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, FAIRBANKS, AK

Superfund Site Profile

The Eielson Air Force Base site covers 19,780 acres in Fairbanks North Star Borough, located 24 miles southeast of Fairbanks, Alaska. The site contains both closed and active unlined landfills, shallow trenches where weathered tank sludge was buried, a drum storage area, and other disposal and spill areas. Site activities contaminated soil and groundwater with hazardous chemicals. Following cleanup, operation and maintenance activities and monitoring are ongoing.


SITE STATUS

Construction
Complete?
Yes (09/30/1998)
Human Exposure
Status

Under Control
Contaminated Ground
Water Status
Insufficient Data
Site-Wide Ready for
Anticipated Use?
No