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Colorado

52 Military Installations with Hazardous Sites in Colorado

Total Cost

$3.36B

Past and estimated future cost of the cleanup of hazardous sites.

Installations

52

Military installations with at least one hazardous site.

High & Medium Risk Installations

13

Military installations with at least one high or medium risk hazardous site.

High Risk

Medium Risk

Low Risk

Risk Not Evaluated or Not Required

Response Complete

Note: This map shows the locations of military installations with hazardous sites. We haven't independently confirmed the location of every installation. If you notice a facility listed at the wrong location, please contact us. The risk level of a site refers to a relative risk assessment made by the DOD to prioritize the cleanup of sites.

Military Installation Haz. Sites City or Nearby Location County Highest Risk
ROCKY MOUNTAIN ARSENAL 213 COMMERCE CITY (DENVER) Adams Risk Not Evaluated or Not Required
FORT CARSON 97 FORT CARSON El Paso Low Risk
BUCKLEY AFB 69 AURORA Arapahoe Medium Risk
AIR FORCE PLANT PJKS 66 WATERTON Jefferson Risk Not Evaluated or Not Required
PUEBLO CHEMICAL DEPOT 58 MEKORYUK Pueblo High Risk
LOWRY 46 DENVER Arapahoe Risk Not Evaluated or Not Required
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE 31 COLORADO SPRINGS El Paso Medium Risk
USAF ACADEMY 18 COLORADO SPRINGS El Paso Medium Risk
FITZSIMONS ARMY MEDICAL CENTER 15 NEWTOK Adams Response Complete
JFHQ CO ARNG 12 FAIRFIELD Denver Medium Risk
CAMP HALE 11 WHITE RIVER NF Eagle High Risk
FORT COLLINS USARC (AMSA... 11 FORT COLLINS Larimer Response Complete
EQUIPMENT CONCENTRATION... 9 FORT CARSON El Paso Response Complete
PUEBLO PRE BOMB RGE #2 8 12 MI SO LAJUNTA Otero Medium Risk
BUCKLEY ANNEX 6 DENVER Denver Risk Not Evaluated or Not Required
FIRESTONE CSMS 6 LONGMONT Boulder Medium Risk
DONALD D PUCKETT USARC 6 BOULDER Boulder Response Complete
LOWRY AFB ARMFORAITC 6 NO CITY Denver Response Complete
GREELEY AIR GUARD STATION 6 GREELEY Weld Response Complete
BUCKLEY FIELD 4 AURORA Arapahoe High Risk
USARC COMMERCE CITY (AMSA 22) 4 COMMERCE CITY Adams Response Complete
USARC PUEBLO 3 BOULDER Boulder Response Complete
BUCKLEY FIELD ARC TR CTR 3 IDAHO SPRINGS Clear Creek Response Complete
FE WARREN AFB FAC SITE 9 3 HEREFORD Weld Response Complete
PUEBLO AIR TO GROUND GUN RGE 3 20 MI SW LAJUNTA Otero Risk Not Evaluated or Not Required
F.E. WARREN AFB AF FAC -... 3 BRIGGSDALE Weld Response Complete
ELMER E FRYAR USARC 3 DENVER Denver Response Complete
SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE 2 COLORADO SPRINGS El Paso Response Complete
LOWRY AFB S-1 (COMPLEX 1C) 2 AURORA Arapahoe High Risk
LOWRY AFB S-1 (COMPLEX 1B) 2 AURORA Arapahoe Low Risk
FE WARREN AFB FAC SITE 12 2 WINDSOR Weld Risk Not Evaluated or Not Required
LAJUNTA ARMY AIR FIELD 2 LAJUNTA Otero Medium Risk
FE WARREN AFB FAC SITE 13 2 LAPORTE Larimer Risk Not Evaluated or Not Required
LOWRY AFB S-3 (COMPLEX 2B) 2 DEER TRAIL Arapahoe Response Complete
LOWRY AFB S-1 (COMPLEX 1A) 2 NO CITY Arapahoe Response Complete
DENVER ORD PLANT 2 EDGEMONT Jefferson Response Complete
USARC AURORA 02 1 AURORA Adams Response Complete
LOWRY AFB S-2 (COMPLEX 2C) 1 ELIZABETH Elbert High Risk
MONTROSE NATIONAL GUARD... 1 MILE NE MONTROSE Montrose Response Complete
FORT LOGAN 1 DENVER Denver Response Complete
PUEBLO ARMY AIR FIELD 1 PUEBLO Pueblo Response Complete
TRINIDAD AIR TO AIR GUNNERY... 1 25 MI SO LAJUNTA Las Animas Response Complete
FE WARREN AFB FAC SITE 11 1 NUNN Weld Risk Not Evaluated or Not Required
BENNETT ARNG TRAINING SITE 1 DENVER Denver Response Complete
FT CARSON MANEUVER AREA 1 COLORADO SPRINGS El Paso Response Complete
AIR FORCE FINANCE &... 1 DENVER Denver Response Complete
DUNCAN-SELIX AFRC 1 FORT CARSON Boulder Response Complete
USARC AURORA 01 1 AURORA Boulder Response Complete
PUEBLO PRE BOMB RGE #1 1 PUEBLO Pueblo Medium Risk
CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN AS 1 COLORADO SPRINGS El Paso Response Complete
CRAIG ARMY NATL GUARD TRG SITE 1 CRAIG Moffat Response Complete
GRANADA REL CENTER 1 GRANADA Prowers Response Complete

Update (Dec. 5, 2017): We have changed the source of the installation cost data after being notified by the Department of Defense that they erroneously reported their own cost figures on the DERP website. We are now displaying the costs the department says are the most accurate available, from the Pentagon’s DERP database that we received in a FOIA request.

Note: The risk level of a site refers to a relative risk assessment made by the DOD to prioritize the cleanup of sites.

Data: All data comes from the Defense Environmental Restoration Program and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and will be released soon at the ProPublica Data Store. Read our methodology »