Superfund Site: FORT WAINWRIGHT
FORT WAINWRIGHT, AK

Superfund Site Profile

SITE BACKGROUND

The 900,000-acre Fort Wainwright site is located on the eastern boundary of Fairbanks, Alaska. Army operations at the site include maintenance of aircraft and vehicles, landfill activities and power generation. These activities and associated waste disposal practices contaminated groundwater, soil and sediment with hazardous chemicals. Following cleanup, operation and maintenance activities are ongoing.