Alaska Superfund (NPL) Sites
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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.
Narrative: Investigations have focused on 33 different areas, including maintenance areas, underground storage tanks, and landfills.
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
Alaska Battery Enterprises
Narrative: Battery recycling facility that dumped battery acid on the ground, and buried used battery casings.
Narrative: A salvage operation; operations included recovering metals from transformers and batteries.
Standard Steel & Metals Salvage Yard (USDOT)
Narrative: Recycled and salvaged electrical transformers and batteries, and burned transformer oil, resulting in contamination.
Contaminants: Lead · PCBs