Superfund Site:

ADAK NAVAL AIR STATION
ADAK, AK

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Remedial Project Manager
Christopher Cora
(206) 553-1478

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Site Location

Street Address:
ADAK IS, ADAK, AK 99546

Background

The 76,000-acre Adak Naval Air Station (NAS) site is located on Adak Island, near the western end of the Aleutian Islands, Alaska. Between the early 1940s and 1997, NAS served as a key operations and supply location for United States military forces. Site activities during that time included disposal of hazardous substances on the island, including landfills, storage areas, drum disposal areas, spill sites and pits for waste oil and fire-fighting training. Some of these hazardous substances included petroleum, chlorinated solvents, batteries, transformer oils containing polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), and unexploded ordnance. These activities contaminated ground water, sediments and soil with ...
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