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SWMU 27

SWMU = Solid Waste Management Unit; AOC = Area of Concern; UXO = Unexploded Ordnance

Site ID, Name, and Status Background and Pertinent Documents
SWMU 27/00
Illuminant Building 126/Pyrotechnic Production Area

No further action (NFA)
  • Area produced various pyrotechnic devices including signal flares, smoke and dye markers, and illuminating projectiles.
  • Excess waste pumped to settling tanks and sump pits outside buildings in the area.
  • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Facility Investigation identified unacceptable risk to humans from metals within settling tanks and sumps.
  • An interim measure (IM) in 2013 removed eight settling tanks and sumps.
  • NFA approved in 2014.
  • IM Report, February 2014; Administrative Record File 002148.

 

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