NORTH RIDGE ESTATES
KLAMATH FALLS, OR
Superfund Site Profile
The North Ridge Estates Superfund Site is a residential subdivision located approximately three miles north of Klamath Falls, Oregon. The site is contaminated with asbestos as a result of the improper demolition of approximately eighty 1940s-era military barracks buildings. North Ridge Estates was added to the National Priorities List in 2011 after annual efforts to remove contamination were not effective for long-term protection of human health.
Asbestos-containing materials and soil will be removed from the old military barracks site during three seasons of cleanup. Additional contamination at the nearby Kingsley Firing Range, also part of the site, will be investigated and ...
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