TABLE A-1 Contaminants Reported at the Most Severely Contaminated Army Sites


Number of Sites


Media Affected

Source Remediation

Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD


VOCs, SVOCs, metals (Hg), PCBs, explosives, pesticides, UXO, radiation, chemical weapons/munitions, biological warfare material

Groundwater (GW), surface water (SW), Sediment (Sed), Soil

Removal of soils, underground storage tanks (USTs), dump debris, and UXO

Alabama Army Ammunition Plant, AL


Nitroaromatic compounds, heavy metals (Pb), munitions-related waste (explosives), PCBs

GW, SW, Sed, Soil

Incineration and cell storage of contaminated soils

Anniston Army Depot, AL


VOCs, heavy metals, phenols, petroleum HCs, acids, caustics

GW, Soil

Removal of soils; hydrogen peroxide injection treatment; SIA GW treatment system

Camp Bonneville, WA

14 AOCs

POLs, solvents, UXO


Removal of USTs, debris (drums), and soil

Fort Chaffee, AR


POLs, DDT, chlordane, TCE

GW, Soil

Removal of USTs, oil–water separators, wash racks, fuel fill stands, and soil; open burning and detonation

Fort Dix, NJ


Heavy metals, POLs, chlorinated solvents, PCBs

GW, SW, Sed, Soil

Removal of USTs and soil

Fort Eustis, VA


Petroleum HCs, PCBs, VOCs, pesticides, heavy metals

GW, SW, Sed, Soil

Removal of USTs and soil; use of pneumatic pumps and passive skimmers for petroleum removal

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