Location: Adak, Aleutian Islands
Narrative: Military operations dating from the Second World War resulted in a variety of releases.
Contaminants: Chlorinated solvents · Explosives · Metals · PCBs · Petroleum hydrocarbons
Narrative: This vast facility contains closed and active unlined landfills, trenches used to bury waste sludge, and other disposal and spill areas. These activities resulted in contaminated soil and groundwater.
Contaminants: Benzene · Lead · Toluene · Trichloroethene · Xylenes
Narrative: Investigations have focused on 33 different areas, including maintenance areas, underground storage tanks, and landfills.
Contaminants: Heavy Metals · Lead · PAHs · PCBs · Pesticides · Petroleum hydrocarbons · VOCs
Narrative: Investigations and remedial activities at the base focus on five "operable units" or work areas, each with sub-units. These include disposal areas, maintenance areas, and impact areas.
Contaminants: Chlorinated solvents · Heavy Metals · PCBs · VOCs · White phosphorous
Narrative: There are several areas of concern at the base.
Contaminants: Lead · PAHs · Petroleum hydrocarbons · Pesticides · Solvents
Location: Prince of Wales Island
Narrative: A former gold, silver, copper, and palladium mine.
Contaminants: Arsenic · Copper · Mercury · Silver