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Kentucky

32 Military Installations with Hazardous Sites in Kentucky

Total Cost

$217M

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

Installations

32

Military installations with at least one hazardous site.

High & Medium Risk Installations

2

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
FORT KNOX 80 FORT KNOX Hardin Risk Not Evaluated or Not Required
FORT CAMPBELL 79 FT CAMPBELL Christian Risk Not Evaluated or Not Required
BLUE GRASS ARMY... 64 LEXINGTON Fayette Response Complete
BLUE GRASS ARMY DEPOT 61 RICHMOND Madison Risk Not Evaluated or Not Required
USARC LEXINGTON (BARROW) 12 LEXINGTON Fayette Response Complete
USARC BARDSTOWN 10 BARDSTOWN Nelson Response Complete
KENTUCKY ORDNANCE WORKS 10 PADUCAH Mccracken Risk Not Evaluated or Not Required
LOUISVILLE NSWC 9 LOUISVILLE Jefferson Risk Not Evaluated or Not Required
USARC FORT KNOX (ECS 63) 9 FORT KNOX Bullitt Response Complete
USARC LOUISVILLE (BOWMAN... 9 LOUISVILLE Jefferson Response Complete
USARC LOUISVILLE (MAJOR) 7 LOUISVILLE Jefferson Response Complete
LOUISVILLE IAP 7 LOUISVILLE Jefferson Risk Not Evaluated or Not Required
AFRC LEXINGTON 7 LEXINGTON Fayette Response Complete
CAMP BRECKINRIDGE 6 MORGANFIELD Union High Risk
USARC LEXINGTON (BLUE GRASS) 6 LEXINGTON Fayette Response Complete
USARC PIKEVILLE 6 PIKEVILLE Pike Response Complete
USARC MAYSVILLE 3 MAYSVILLE Mason Response Complete
JFHQ KY ARNG 3 FRANKFORT Franklin Medium Risk
USARC MADISONVILLE 2 MADISONVILLE Hopkins Response Complete
USARC OWENSBORO 2 OWENSBORO Daviess Response Complete
USARC LOUISVILLE (CENTURY) 2 LOUISVILLE Jefferson Response Complete
BOWMAN ARMY AIR FIELD 2 LOUISVILLE Jefferson Response Complete
USARC BEREA 1 BEREA Madison Response Complete
USARC LOUISVILLE 1 LOUISVILLE Jefferson Response Complete
USARC BOWLING GREEN 1 BOWLING GREEN Warren Response Complete
USARC PADUCAH 02 1 PADUCAH Mccracken Response Complete
USARC LEBANON 1 LEBANON Bullitt Response Complete
AFRC HOPKINSVILLE 1 HOPKINSVILLE Christian Response Complete
USARC GEORGETOWN 1 GEORGETOWN Scott Response Complete
USARC HARDINSBURG 1 HARDINSBURG Breckinridge Response Complete
USARC PADUCAH 01 1 PADUCAH Mccracken Response Complete
USARC BEATTYVILLE 1 BEATTYVILLE Lee 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 »