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Your Environment. Your Health.

Region 9: AZ, CA, HI, NV

Superfund Research Program


Note: The map points for the Hazardous Waste Sites are an approximate representation of the site locations.

Hazardous Waste Sites with On-Going Research

Iron King Mine and Humboldt Smelter - Dewey-Humboldt, Arizona

McGrath Lake - California

Pacific Gas and Electric Company Natural Gas Compressor Stations - Hinkley, California

  • Project: University of California-Berkeley: Research Translation Core
    Project Investigator: James R. Hunt
    Research Types: Others
    Research/Outreach: On-going

Palos Verdes Shelf - Palos Verdes Peninsula, California

Tucson International Airport Area (TIAA) Superfund Site - Tucson, Arizona

  • Project: University of Arizona: Community Engagement Core
    Project Investigator: James A. Field
    Research Types: Outreach or Community Engagement
    Research/Outreach: On-going
  • Project: University of Arizona: Research Translation Core
    Project Investigator: Mark L Brusseau
    Research Types: Research Translation
    Research/Outreach: On-going
  • Project: University of Arizona: Sequestration Processes for Attenuation and Treatment of Arsenic and other Toxic Elements in Mine Waters
    Project Investigator: Mark L Brusseau
    Research Types: Application of a new remediation technology as part of the remediation strategy, Bench scale application of a new remediation technology, Collection of samples for off-site analysis, Fate and transport study, Field test of a new remediation
    Research/Outreach: On-going

Hazardous Waste Sites with Completed Research

Aerojet General Corp. - Rancho Cordova, California

Alameda Naval Station - Alameda, California

  • Project: University of California-Berkeley: Historical Exposure Assessment
    Project Investigator: James R. Hunt
    Research Types: Collection of samples for off-site analysis
    Research/Outreach: Completed

Apache Powder, NPL Superfund site - Benson, Arizona

  • Project: University of Arizona: Biosurfactant-Enhanced in Situ Metal Remediation
    Project Investigator: Raina M Maier
    Research Types: Bench scale application of a new remediation technology, Collection of samples for off-site analysis
    Research/Outreach: Completed
  • Project: University of Arizona: Remediating Mine Waste Products
    Project Investigator: Martha H Conklin
    Research Types: Bench scale application of a new remediation technology, Collection of samples for off-site analysis
    Research/Outreach: Completed

Asarco Hayden Plant - Hayden, Arizona

Avra Valley - Marana, Arizona

  • Project: University of Arizona: Electrochemical Remediation of Arsenic and Chromium
    Project Investigator: James Farrell
    Research Types: Bench scale application of a new remediation technology, Collection of samples for off-site analysis
    Research/Outreach: Completed

Broadway-Pantano Landfill - Tucson, Arizona

  • Project: University of Arizona: New Technologies for the Destructive Remediation of Halogenated Organics
    Project Investigator: Robert G Arnold, Eric A Betterton
    Research Types: Bench scale application of a new remediation technology, Collection of samples for off-site analysis, Field test of a new remediation
    Research/Outreach: Completed
  • Project: University of Arizona: Research Translation Core
    Project Investigator: Mark L Brusseau
    Research Types: Research Translation
    Research/Outreach: Completed

Broken Hill - San Manuel, Arizona

  • Project: University of Arizona: Biosurfactant-Enhanced in Situ Metal Remediation
    Project Investigator: Raina M Maier
    Research Types: Bench scale application of a new remediation technology, Collection of samples for off-site analysis
    Research/Outreach: Completed

Camp Navajo (Army depot) DOD site - Flagstaff, Arizona

  • Project: University of Arizona: Biosurfactant-Enhanced in Situ Metal Remediation
    Project Investigator: Raina M Maier
    Research Types: Bench scale application of a new remediation technology, Collection of samples for off-site analysis
    Research/Outreach: Completed
  • Project: University of Arizona: Gene Enhanced Remediation of Co-Contaminated Soils
    Project Investigator: Ian L. Pepper
    Research Types: Bench scale application of a new remediation technology, Collection of samples for off-site analysis
    Research/Outreach: Completed

Carson River Mercury Site - Carson City, Nevada

  • Project: University of Washington: Wildlife Applications to Remediation Decision-Making
    Project Investigator: Michael J Hooper, George P Cobb, Scott T. McMurry
    Research Types: Collection of samples for off-site analysis, Ecology study, Fate and transport study
    Research/Outreach: Completed

Central Arizona Project Headquarters - Phoenix, Arizona

  • Project: University of Arizona: Biosurfactant-Enhanced in Situ Metal Remediation
    Project Investigator: Raina M Maier
    Research Types: Collection of samples for off-site analysis, Fate and transport study, Field test of a new remediation
    Research/Outreach: Completed

City of Tucson Fuel Depot - Tucson, Arizona

Edwards Air Force Base - Kern County, California

El Camino del Cerro Landfill WQARF Site - Tucson, Arizona

Farmer's Water Company - Sahuarita, Arizona

  • Project: University of Arizona: Electrochemical Remediation of Arsenic and Chromium
    Project Investigator: James Farrell
    Research Types: Bench scale application of a new remediation technology, Collection of samples for off-site analysis, Field test of a new remediation
    Research/Outreach: Completed

Frontier Fertilizer - Davis, California

Gambonini Mercury Mine - Petaluma, California

  • Project: University of California-Berkeley: Historical Exposure Assessment
    Project Investigator: James R. Hunt
    Research Types: Collection of samples for off-site analysis, Fate and transport study
    Research/Outreach: Completed

Harrison Landfill - Tucson, Arizona

Hunters Point - San Francisco, California

Iron King Mine and Humboldt Smelter - Dewey-Humboldt, Arizona

Klondyke Tailings, WQARF site - Willcox, Arizona

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - Livermore, California

Mare Island Naval Shipyard - Vallejo, California

McCormick and Baxter - Stockton, California

Motorola, Inc. (52nd Street Plant) Superfund site - Phoenix, Arizona

NASA Ames Research Center site - Mountain View, California

Olive Grove Dross Site - Tucson, Arizona

  • Project: University of Arizona: Gene Enhanced Remediation of Co-Contaminated Soils
    Project Investigator: Ian L. Pepper
    Research Types: Bench scale application of a new remediation technology, Collection of samples for off-site analysis
    Research/Outreach: Completed

Page Ranch Landfill - Oracle, Arizona

Palos Verdes Shelf - Palos Verdes Peninsula, California

Park- Euclid, WQARF site - Tucson, Arizona

  • Project: University of Arizona: New Technologies for the Destructive Remediation of Halogenated Organics
    Project Investigator: Robert G Arnold, Eric A Betterton, A. Eduardo Saez
    Research Types: Application of a new remediation technology as part of the remediation strategy, Bench scale application of a new remediation technology, Collection of samples for off-site analysis, Fate and transport study, Field test of a new remediation, Research Translation
    Research/Outreach: Completed

Phoenix-Goodyear Airport (PGA) - Phoenix, Arizona

Pinal Creek, WQARF site - Globe, Arizona

  • Project: University of Arizona: Remediating Mine Waste Products
    Project Investigator: Martha H Conklin
    Research Types: Collection of samples for off-site analysis, Ecology study, Fate and transport study
    Research/Outreach: Completed

Putah Creek Riparian Reserve - Davis, California

San Francisco Bay - San Francisco, California

San Pablo Bay - San Francisco, California

San Pedro River Mine Tailings Site, AZ (Bureau of Land management) - Arizona

Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station - Seal Beach, California

Silverbell Landfill WQARF site - Tucson, Arizona

Silverbell Post Office - Tucson, Arizona

  • Project: University of Arizona: Biosurfactant-Enhanced in Situ Metal Remediation
    Project Investigator: Raina M Maier
    Research Types: Bench scale application of a new remediation technology, Collection of samples for off-site analysis
    Research/Outreach: Completed

Sulphur Bank Mercury Mine - Clearlake, California

Travis Airforce Base - Fairfield, California

Tucson International Airport Area (TIAA) Superfund Site - Tucson, Arizona

  • Project: University of Arizona: Research Support Core
    Project Investigator: Jon Chorover
    Research Types: Collection of samples for off-site analysis
    Research/Outreach: Completed

Vulture Mill, AZ WQARF site - Wickenburg, Arizona

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