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List of Contaminated Site Summaries By Region

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These pages represent a fraction of the total sites the Department oversees. We've only included the particularly noteworthy sites that we have prepared site summaries for. Older site summaries that aren't updated are in the Site Summaries Archive for each region.

Click on our database to search for a site among all known and confirmed contaminated sites in Alaska. The database includes updates on cleanup activity and other technical information for each site. You may also want to use our map of contaminated sites for an overhead view of each site.

Partial List of Contaminated Sites in Alaska, by Region

Aleutians Location Posted date
Adak former Naval Air Facility Adak June 2005
Pribilof Islands St. George and St. Paul June 2008

*For other sites in the Aleutians, please see the Site Summaries Archive for older site summaries.

Bristol Location Posted date
Big Mountain Radio Relay Station Lake Illiamna November 2004
King Salmon Air Station King Salmon September 2009
Port Heiden Radio Relay Station Port Heiden May 2014
Ugashik Ugashik March 2012

*For other sites in the Bristol Bay area, please see the Site Summaries Archive for older site summaries.

Copper River / Prince William Sound Location Posted date
Lake Louise Air Force Recreation Camp Proposed Plan (Air Force, April 2012), (PDF 4.8M) Glennallen April 2012

*For other sites in the Copper River / Prince William Sound area, please see the Site Summaries Archive for older site summaries.

Fairbanks Location Posted date
AKDOT&PF Peger Road Facility Fairbanks March 2014
Arctic Surplus Salvage Yard Fairbanks October 2006
Bentley Family Trust Site, Tax Lots 201 and 203 Fairbanks August 2017
Bentley Trust Mall East Satellite Fairbanks April 2016
City of Fairbanks Regional Fire Training Center Burn Pit Fairbanks August 2016
Fairbanks International Airport PFAS groundwater contamination Fairbanks December 2017
Eielson Air Force Base Fairbanks area May 2005
Fort Wainwright, Taku Gardens Fairbanks March 2014
Gaffney Road Areawide Investigation Fairbanks April 2017
North Pole Refinery, Flint Hills Refinery Fairbanks area June 2016
Six-Mile Richardson Highway Groundwater Investigation Fairbanks area July 2013
Wendell Avenue (MC Cleaners) Fairbanks August 2012

*For other sites in Fairbanks, please see the Site Summaries Archive for older site summaries.

Interior Location Posted date
Fort Greely Delta Junction October 2005
Galena Air Force Station Galena July 2014
Haines-Fairbanks Pipeline Corridor Haines-Fairbanks June 2005
Red Devil Mine (PDF 3M) Red Devil October 2013
Sears Creek Station Project Update (Army, December 9, 2013) (PDF 2M) Delta Junction May 2014
Tatalina Long Range Radar Site Proposed Plan (Air Force, May 2012) (PDF 1.57M) McGrath May 2013
Tatalina Long Range Radar Site Record of Decision (Air Force, January 2013) (PDF 129K) McGrath May 2013
Tok Fuel Terminal Project Update (Army, Dec. 9, 2013) (PDF 845K) Tok May 2014

*For other sites in the Interior, please see the Site Summaries Archive for older site summaries.

Kenai Peninsula Location Posted date
Arness Septage Nikiski January 2014
River Terrace RV Park Soldotna January 2014
Special Interest Sites: Adjacent to the Kenai River Kenai, Soldotna, Sterling and Cooper Landing  
Former Sterling Zipmart (Map with other Kenai River sites) Sterling December 2016

*For other sites in the Kenai Peninsula, please see the Site Summaries Archive for older site summaries.

Kodiak Area Location Posted date
U.S. Coast Guard, ISC Kodiak August 2006

*For other sites in the Kodiak area, please see the Site Summaries Archive for older site summaries.

Northern Alaska Location Posted date
Camp Lonely Landfill near Nuiqsut August 2015

*For other sites in Northern Alaska, please see the Site Summaries Archive for older site summaries.

Southcentral Location Posted date
JBER (Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson) Nike Site Summit site Proposed Plan (Air Force, July 2013) (PDF 3.29M) Anchorage August 2013
JBER (Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson) Nike Site Summit site Air Force media release on the Proposed Plan (July 17, 2013) (PDF 35K) Anchorage August 2013
Elmendorf Air Force Base Anchorage November 2008
Fort Richardson Anchorage July 2007
Port of Anchorage – Former Defense Fuel Support Point Anchorage July 2012

*For other sites in the Southcentral, please see the Site Summaries Archive for older site summaries.

Southeast Location Posted date
Haines-Fairbanks Pipeline Corridor Haines-Fairbanks June 2005
Salt Chuck Mine near Thorne Bay December 2013
Skagway Ore Terminal Skagway May 2015
Wrangell Junkyard Wrangell September 2016

*For other sites in the Southeast, please see the Site Summaries Archive for older site summaries.

Western Alaska Location Posted date
Aniak White Alice Site/Middle School Aniak July 2014
Cape Romanzof Long Range Radar Site near Scammon Bay June 2014
Kotzebue Former Indian Health Service Hospital and Bureau of Indian Affairs School Pipeline Release (PDF) Kotzebue July 2015
Pribilof Islands Pribilof Islands June 2008
Red Dog Mine near Kivalina January 2015
St. Lawrence Island St. Lawrence Island October 2013

*For other sites in Western Alaska, please see theSite Summaries Archive for older site summaries.