Superfund Site:

MOUNTAIN HOME AIR FORCE BASE
MOUNTAIN HOME, ID

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Remedial Project Manager
David Einan
(509) 376-3883

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Site Location

Street Address:
HWY 67, 10 MI W OF CY, MOUNTAIN HOME, ID 83648

Background

The 9-square-mile Mountain Home Air Force Base (AFB) site is located on a plateau southwest of Mountain Home, Idaho. The U.S. Department of Defense established the base in 1943 as a training base for several bombardment groups during World War II. Site activities have included the use of hazardous materials for aircraft maintenance and industrial operations; on-site disposal of wastes in landfills and sanitary sewers; and the use of waste oil for fire training exercises and dust suppression. These activities contaminated soil and groundwater with hazardous chemicals. EPA divided the site into separate areas, or operable units (OUs), to better ...
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