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EPA ID:WV0170023691
210 State Route 956
Rocket Center, WV 26726
Property Area: 1,600 acres
Congressional District:
Other Names: ATK Tactical Systems
LAST UPDATE October 2013

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Government Contacts
Mr. Bill wentworth 3LC20
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 3
1650 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103-2029
Phone:(215) 814-3184
Email: wentworth.william@epa.gov

West Virginia Division of Environmental Protection
Mr. Thomas L. Bass
601 57th Street
Charleston, WV 25304
Phone:  (304) 926-0499
Email: tbass@wvdep.org

Facility Contact
Mr. John Waugaman
Alliant Techsystems Inc
Allegany Ballistics Laboratory
210 State Route 956
Rocket Center, WV 26726
Phone: 304 697-5218

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Site Description

  • ABL is located in Mineral County in the northeastern part of West Virginia, approximately 10 miles southwest of Cumberland, Maryland, along the West Virginia and Maryland border. ABL is a government-owned, contractor operated research, development, testing, and production facility for composite structures, ammunition, rockets motors, and armaments.

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    Site Responsibility

    RCRA Corrective Action activities at this facility are being conducted under the direction of the WVDEP with assistance from the EPA. The investigation and any necessary cleanup activities are being implemented in accordance with a WVDEP RCRA Permit, issued in August 2005.


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    Several volatile organic compounds (VOCs) were identified with trichloroethene as the most prevalent VOC detected. Chloroform and dibromochloromethane were also detected at low concentrations.

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    No institutional controls are currently in place.

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    Reuse Information

    The site has an unused parcel and also is under continued use.

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    For more information about EPA’s corrective action webpage, including Environmental Indicators, please visit our site at: www.epa.gov/reg3wcmd/correctiveaction.htm

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