Superfund Site:

NORTH RIDGE ESTATES
KLAMATH FALLS, OR

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Remedial Project Manager
Linda Meyer
(206) 553-6636

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Site Location

Street Address:
OLD FORT ROAD AND NORTH RIDGE DRIVE
KLAMATH FALLS, OR 97601

Background

The North Ridge Estates Superfund Site is a residential subdivision located 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 were removed from the old military barracks site during three seasons of cleanup from 2016-2018. Beginning in 2016, EPA and Oregon DEQ excavated and removed about 360,000 cubic yards of asbestos-containing materials and contaminated ...
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