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Fort George G. Meade

EPA ID# MD9210020567

NPL Status: Final

Fort Meade
Odenton, MD 20755

Anne Arundel County

Contacts

Remedial Project Manager
John Burchette
215-814-3378
burchette.john@epa.gov

Community Involvement Coordinator
Larry Brown
215-814-5527
brown.larry@epa.gov

State and Congressional Liaison
Linda Miller
215-814-2068

Administrative Record Locations

The detailed Administrative Record can be examined at the following locations:

FGGM Environmental Management Office Buildings
T-239 and T-249
Fort Meade, MD 20755

West County Area Public Library
1325 Annapolis Road
Odenton, MD 21113
410-222-6277
Hours: Monday-Thursday 9am-9pm
Friday-Saturday 9am-5pm
Sunday 1pm-5pm

Site Photos

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1999: Unexploded ordnance from routine tests was found, and safely removed, from portions of Fort George G. Meade.

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1999: Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians excavate magnetic anomalies at Fort George G. Meade.

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1999: On April 19 - just in time for Earth Day 1999 - EPA opened its new $47 million science center at Fort George G. Meade. Attendees at the dedication event included, from left to right, the Honorable Romulo L. Diaz Jr., Assistant Administrator for Administration and Resources Management, EPA; Brigadier General Alan D. Johnson, Commanding General, Fort George G. Meade; the Honorable Sherri W. Goodman, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Environmental Security; Peter Robertson, EPA Deputy Administrator; Colonel John D. Frketic, Commander, U.S. Army Garrison, Fort George G. Meade; and W. Michael McCabe, EPA Regional Administrator.

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1999: EPA Regional Administrator W. Michael McCabe and the Honorable Sherri W. Goodman, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Environmental Security, unveiled a plaque at the dedication ceremony of the EPA Science Center. Pictured above are (from left to right) Brigadier General Alan D. Johnson, Commanding General, Fort George G. Meade; McCabe; Congressman Steny Hoyer; Congressman Ben Cardin; Congressman Wayne Gilchrest; Goodman; Unidentifiable contractor; Sherry Sterling, EPA OPPTS; Unidentifiable contractor; and Pat Krantz, EPA Region III ESD.

Site Photo, Region 3 Lab Wing, buildings and parking lot
1999: The Environmental Science Center is comprised of three areas: the Region 3 Lab Wing (pictured above), Administration, and the OPPTS Lab Wing.

Current Site Information

Site Progress Profile

Federal Register

  • 03/21/2000: Public Health Assessments Completed
  • 11/12/1999: Notice of partial deletion of the Tipton Army Airfield portion of the Fort George G. Meade Site from the National Priorities List
  • 09/17/1999: Notice of Intent to Delete the Tipton Army Airfield portion of Fort George Meade Site, located in Fort Meade, Maryland, from the National Priorities List (partial site deletion) and Request for Comments

Public Notice

Press Release

  • 11/01/1999: Airport Transformed from Hazardous Site to Anne Arundel Asset
  • 09/22/1999: Cleanup Complete at Tipton Army Airfield at Ft. Meade - Property Ready for Transfer to County for Commercial Flights
  • 01/25/1999: EPA Declares Ft. Meade's Tipton Airfield Free of Hazardous Waste

Record of Decision

Site Actions

ASTDR's Public Health Assessment

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