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Superfund Site Report: BRANDYWINE DRMO
 
 
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  • Site Description
    Stage of Clean-up: Study Underway

    Conditions at Proposal (July 1998): The Brandywine Defense Reutilization and Marketing Office (DRMO) site is an inactive U.S . Department of Defense (DoD) facility that occupies approximatel y 8 acres of land. The U.S. Navy operated the site as a storage yard from an unknown date until 1955, when it was transferred to the U.S. Air Force. In 1973, the Defense Supply Agency (DSA) ass umed control of the site, and the Defense Property Disposal Organ ization (DPDO) received a permit from Andrews Air Force Base (AAF B) to use the property. The Brandywine DRMO site is located in s outhern Prince George's County, Maryland, about 8 miles south-sou theast of AAFB. The site lies within the Potomac River Basin. From approximately 1955 until 1988, the DRMO site was used p rincipally as a storage area for surplus electrical equipment and other materials and for storage of hazardous wastes. The site w as used by many different DoD operations, including AAFB, Bolling Air Force Base, the Washington Naval Yard, the Naval Surface War fare Center (NSWC)-Indian Head, and White Oak Laboratory (now kno wn as NSWC-White Oak).  More...
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  • Threats and Contaminants
    Contaminants Detected

      Ground
    Water
    Surface
    Water
    Air Soil Other
    1,1,1-TRICHLOROETHANEX    
    1,2-TRANS-DICHLOROETHYLENEX    
    1,4-DICHLOROBENZENEX    
    2-METHYLNAPHTHALENE    X
    ACENAPHTHENEX    
    ACETONE    X
    ANTHRACENE    X
    AROCLOR 1260 X   
    BENZ(A)ANTHRACENE X   
    CHRYSENE    X
    CIS-1,2-DICHLOROETHYLENEX    
    FLUORANTHENE    X
    FLUORENE    X
    METHYL ETHYL KETONEX    
    NAPHTHALENEX    
    PHENANTHRENE    X
    PYRENE    X
    TOLUENE    X
    TRICHLOROETHYLENEX    


    Groundwater and Drinking Water

    Were drinking water wells shut down due to contamination? No data
    Are drinking water wells potentially threatened? No data
     
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  • Pre-Cleanup Rankings
    EPA Hazard Ranking System scores for BRANDYWINE DRMO:

    Less Hazard National Average More Hazard
    0%         50%         100%

    Overall site:
    Surface water migration:
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    Rank Superfund sites in the U.S., MARYLAND, or in PRINCE GEORGE'S County by EPA Hazard Ranking Scores.

    *Note: EPA's Hazard Ranking System is designed to screen and prioritize sites for the Superfund program, based on limited data available at time of listing. These scores are not based on a comprehensive risk assessment of the site and do not reflect conditions after initiation of cleanup work.
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  • Site Information
    Site Name: BRANDYWINE DRMO
    EPA ID: MD9570024803
    Address: ROUTE 381 BRANDYWINE ROAD
    ANDREWS, MD 20331
    Other Names: BRANDYWINE DEF. PROPERTY DISPOSAL OFFICE
    Site Ownership: Federally Owned
    Category of Site: No data
    Date of Final Listing on the NPL: May 10, 1999
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  • Potentially Responsible Party (PRP) Involvement
    Number of PRPs currently associated with this site: 0
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