Superfund Site Profile
The 4,300-acre Fairchild Air Force Base (4 Waste Areas) site is located in Spokane County, Washington. Past base activities included the disposal of solvents, paint wastes, plating sludge and industrial wastes at various locations across the base. The site includes four wastes areas covering 85 acres. Past activities and waste disposal practices contaminated groundwater, soil and sediment with hazardous chemicals. Remedial actions have been completed, or are underway at some site areas, or operable units (OUs.) Remedial design is underway for the remaining OUs.