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Radford Army Ammunition Plant
Radford , VA

Public Notice

DATE OF NOTICE: June 27, 2014

PURPOSE OF THIS NOTICE: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing its proposed decision (Statement of Basis) that Corrective Action is Complete requiring groundwater monitoring and groundwater and land use restrictions for environmental remediation at the Radford Army Ammunition Plant (RAAP), Radford Unit (VA1210020730) under the Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendments of 1984 provisions of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).

FACILITY DESCRIPTION:  RAAP is located in southwest Virginia in Pulaski and Montgomery counties. The Main Manufacturing Area, which is subject to the RCRA Corrective Action Permit, is located approximately five miles northeast of the city of Radford, Virginia, which is approximately ten miles west of Blacksburg and 47 miles southwest of Roanoke.  RAAP is a Government-owned, contractor-operated military industrial installation supplying solvent and solventless propellant grains and TNT explosives. 

INFORMATION AVAILABILITY:  Administrative Record contains all the documents which EPA considered or relied upon in selecting the proposed remedies. The Administrative Record is available for public review at Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library, Christiansburg Branch, 125 Sheltman Road, Christiansburg, VA 24073 and the EPA Region 3 office, 1650 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103.  Office hours are Mon-Fri, 8 AM – 5 PM.  For additional information, contact Erich Weissbart, Project Manager, Mail Code 3LC20, at the EPA address given above; phone: 410-305-2776, fax: 215-814-3113, or e-mail: weissbart.erich@epa.gov.

COMMENT PROCESS:Persons wishing to comment on EPA’s proposed decision must submit comments to EPA within the 30 day comment period ending on July 27, 2014.  Interested persons may also request a public hearing on this proposed remedy.  All comments and/or requests for a hearing must be submitted in writing via mail, fax, or e-mail to the EPA Project manager, Erich Weissbart, as listed above.  All comments will be considered in making a final decision on the proposed remedy.   

Radford Army Ammunition Plant Statement of Basis [PDF, 5042 KB, 34 pages, About PDF]

Region 3 The Mid-Atlantic States


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