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Massachusetts

140 Military Installations with Hazardous Sites in Massachusetts

Total Cost

$1.81B

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

Installations

140

Military installations with at least one hazardous site.

High & Medium Risk Installations

20

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
Joint Base Cape Cod 91 CAPE COD Barnstable Risk Not Evaluated or Not Required
DEVENS RESERVE TRAINING... 88 AYER Middlesex Risk Not Evaluated or Not Required
SUDBURY TRAINING ANNEX 72 SUDBURY Middlesex Response Complete
WESTOVER 25 CHICOPEE Hampden Risk Not Evaluated or Not Required
HANSCOM 24 BEDFORD Middlesex Risk Not Evaluated or Not Required
HINGHAM ANNEX 20 PLYMOUTH COUNTY Norfolk Response Complete
ARMY RESEARCH... 18 WATERTOWN Middlesex Response Complete
SOLDIER SYSTEMS CENTER 17 NATICK Middlesex Risk Not Evaluated or Not Required
DANVERS USARC 16 DANVERS Essex Response Complete
SOUTH WEYMOUTH NAS 16 SOUTH WEYMOUTH Norfolk Medium Risk
HINGHAM NAD (ANNEX) 13 HINGHAM Plymouth High Risk
USARC BROCKTON (AMSA 66) 13 BROCKTON Plymouth Response Complete
BARNES MUNICIPAL AIRPORT 13 WESTFIELD Hampden Response Complete
MTA CAMP EDWARDS 11 BOURNE Barnstable Medium Risk
CAMP EDWARDS 10 CATAUMET Barnstable Medium Risk
NAVAL AMMO DEPOT 10 HINGHAM Plymouth Medium Risk
WESTOVER AFB 10 CHICOPEE Hampden Medium Risk
USARC ATTLEBORO 9 ATTLEBORO Bristol Response Complete
USARC TAUNTON 9 TAUNTON Bristol Response Complete
USARC WORCESTER 9 WORCESTER Worcester Response Complete
JFHQ MA ARNG 8 MILFORD Middlesex High Risk
AFRC CHICOPEE 8 CHICOPEE Hampden Response Complete
WAYLAND ARNG ARMORY 8 CHILDERSBURG Middlesex Response Complete
USARC PITTSFIELD 7 PITTSFIELD Berkshire Response Complete
USARC ROSLINDALE 7 ROSLINDALE Suffolk Response Complete
FORT STANDISH 5 LOVELL'S ISLAND Suffolk Medium Risk
MARTHA-S VINEYARD ARPT 4 VINEYARD HAVEN Dukes Low Risk
FAMILY HOUSING TOPSFIELD 5 4 TOPSFIELD Essex Response Complete
WATERTOWN ARSENAL 4 WATERTOWN Middlesex Response Complete
CHARLESTOWN NAVY YARD 4 BOSTON Suffolk High Risk
NATIONAL GUARD FACILITY,... 4 REHOBOTH Bristol Response Complete
FORT RUCKMAN 4 NAHANT Essex Medium Risk
BEDFORD NWIRP 4 BEDFORD Middlesex Risk Not Evaluated or Not Required
BOSTON USARC 4 FORT DEVENS Suffolk Response Complete
FAMILY HOUSING SWANSEA 29 3 SWANSEA Bristol Response Complete
NAHANT NIKE 17 3 NAHANT Essex Risk Not Evaluated or Not Required
NANTUCKET NAVFAC 3 NANTUCKET Nantucket Response Complete
FORT RODMAN 3 NEW BEDFORD Bristol Medium Risk
NAVY FUEL ANX&PIPELINE 3 EAST BOSTON Suffolk Risk Not Evaluated or Not Required
FAMILY HOUSING HULL, MA 36 3 HULL Plymouth Response Complete
CP MILES STANDISH 3 TAUNTON Bristol Response Complete
NIKE PR-19 3 REHOBOTH Bristol Response Complete
MARTHA V/YARD AWS STA6 3 MARTHA'S VINEYA Dukes Response Complete
NIKE BO-05 3 DANVERS Essex Response Complete
NIKE BO-15 3 BEVERLY Essex Response Complete
FORT STRONG 3 BOSTON Suffolk Response Complete
CP WELLFLEET 3 CHATHAM Barnstable Risk Not Evaluated or Not Required
FORT REVERE 3 HULL Plymouth Medium Risk
FAMILY HOUSING RANDOLPH 55 2 RANDOLPH Norfolk Response Complete
OUTER BREWSTER ISL MIL 2 NO CITY Dukes Response Complete
SPRINGFLD ARMORY-RAIL 2 SPRINGFIELD Hampden Response Complete
QUABBIN BOMB RNG 2 NO CITY Worcester Medium Risk
MISH PT ELE ROCK AX 2 DARTMOUTH Bristol Response Complete
GR BREWSTER ISL MIL RE 2 NO CITY Dukes Response Complete
NIKE BO-84 2 BURLINGTON Middlesex Response Complete
LOWELL ORD PLT 2 LOWELL Middlesex Risk Not Evaluated or Not Required
NIKE BAT BO-73 2 LINCOLN Middlesex Response Complete
NIKE 03 2 READING Middlesex Response Complete
CAPE POGE LITTLE NECK BOMB... 2 EDGARTOWN Dukes Medium Risk
FAMILY HOUSING BURLINGTON... 2 BURLINGTON Middlesex Response Complete
SPRINGFLD ARMORY-RAIL 2 SPRINGFIELD Hampden Response Complete
SHEEP POND 2 NANTUCKET Nantucket Low Risk
WESTBROUGH COMMO SITE 2 WESTBOROUGH Worcester Response Complete
FAMILY HOUSING BEVERLY 15 2 BEVERLY Essex Response Complete
FAMILY HOUSING BEDFORD 85 2 BEDFORD Middlesex Response Complete
IPSWICH DATA COL LABAX 2 IPSWICH Essex Response Complete
FAMILY HOUSING NAHANT, MA 17 2 NAHANT Middlesex Response Complete
NIKE HEADQUARTERS, MA 2 QUINCY Norfolk Response Complete
MONOMOY ISL GUN RGE 2 CHATHAM Barnstable Low Risk
BOSTON NAVAL ANNEX 2 BOSTON Suffolk Response Complete
NIKE BO-37 2 QUINCY Norfolk Response Complete
FORT WARREN 2 GEORGE'S ISLAND Suffolk Response Complete
CP CANDOIT 2 COTUIT Barnstable Response Complete
FAMILY HOUSING WAKEFIELD 3 1 WAKEFIELD Middlesex Response Complete
GREAT NECK 1 MASHPEE Barnstable Low Risk
PT ALLERTON SUR DET 1 HULL Plymouth Response Complete
SALISBURY BEACH 1 SALISBURY Essex Response Complete
FORT ANDREW 1 PLYMOUTH Plymouth Response Complete
NIKE 63 1 NEEDHAM Norfolk Response Complete
SCITUATE PROVE GROUND 1 SCITUATE Plymouth Response Complete
NIKE 29 1 SWANSEA Bristol Response Complete
ANTI-AIRCRAFT BATTERY 1 MEDFORD Middlesex Response Complete
WALTHAM-RAYTHEON MFG 1 WALTHAM Middlesex Response Complete
FT RALPH-NAUSHAN ISL 1 GOSNOLD Dukes Response Complete
SQUANTUM ELE RES AX 1 NORFOLK COUNTY Norfolk Response Complete
EAST POINT FC STA 1 NAHANT Essex Response Complete
FORMER NIRS HINGHAM 1 HINGHAM Plymouth Response Complete
HOLLY HILL RADAR 1 MARSHFIELD Plymouth Response Complete
GULL ISLAND BOMB AREA 1 GOSNOLD Dukes Low Risk
STRAWBERRY PT FC STA 1 NO CITY Plymouth Response Complete
BARNEYS JOY BATTERY 1 DARTMOUTH Bristol Medium Risk
TISBURY GREAT POND 1 WEST TISBURY Dukes Low Risk
FORT SEWELL 1 MARBLEHEAD Essex Response Complete
NANTUCKET RAD ANX 1 NANTUCKET Nantucket Response Complete
CUTTYHUNK ISL FC STA 1 GOSNOLD Dukes Response Complete
AA BATTERY-BRIGHTON 1 FANEUIL Suffolk Response Complete
MOVING TAR MACH GUN RG 1 EDGARTOWN Dukes Medium Risk
FORT AT EASTERN POINT 1 GLOUCESTER Essex Response Complete
AA BAT 1 BELMONT Middlesex Response Complete
NAT PLA 1 NATICK Middlesex Response Complete
HUMMOCK POND 1 NANTUCKET Nantucket Low Risk
NAS CHATHAM 1 CHATHAM Barnstable Response Complete
LAKESIDE CAMP 1 FREETOWN Bristol Response Complete
MINE TEST FACILITY 1 PROVINCETOWN Barnstable Response Complete
WESTOVER REMOTE SITE 1 SHUTESBURY Franklin Response Complete
BOMB AREA WEEPECKET IS 1 GOSNOLD Dukes Medium Risk
FORT HEATH 1 WINTHROP Suffolk Response Complete
NAVAL TORPEDO STA 1 FALL RIVER Bristol Response Complete
LONG POINT BATTERY 1 PROVINCETOWN Barnstable Response Complete
ARTHUR MACARTHUR USARC 1 SPRINGFIELD Hampden Response Complete
AA BATTERY 1 HYDE PARK Suffolk Response Complete
AFPLT #29 1 LYNN Essex Response Complete
QUINCY NRC 1 QUINCY Norfolk Response Complete
NORTH TRURO AIR FORCE STATION 1 NORTH TRURO Barnstable Response Complete
FORT PHOENIX 1 FAIRHAVEN Bristol Response Complete
CHAPMAN VALVE EXP 1 SPRINGFIELD Hampden Response Complete
NEW SALEM GFA Z50E 1 NEW SALEM Franklin Response Complete
NIKE BAT BO-55 1 RANDOLPH Norfolk Response Complete
HADLEY NIRP 1 HADLEY Hampshire Response Complete
NUT ISLAND 1 NO CITY Plymouth Response Complete
NANTUCKET MEM ARPT 1 NANTUCKET Nantucket Medium Risk
SANDY NECK 1 BARNSTABLE Barnstable Low Risk
WASHBURN ISL 1 FALMOUTH Barnstable Response Complete
FALL RIVER NAVRESCEN 1 FALL RIVER Bristol Risk Not Evaluated or Not Required
ARMY AVIATION SUPT FAC,... 1 CHICOPEE Hampden Response Complete
WESTOVER LIGHT AX #3 1 GRANBY Hampshire Response Complete
NANTUCKET BCH 1 NANTUCKET Nantucket Medium Risk
STANDISH-GURNET PT 1 PLYMOUTH Plymouth Response Complete
POINT ALLERTON MIL RES 1 HULL Plymouth Response Complete
WORCESTER AIR NATIONAL... 1 WORCESTER Worcester Response Complete
AIR FORCE PLANT #28 1 EVERETT Middlesex Response Complete
BUTLERS POINT BATTERY 1 MARION Plymouth Response Complete
NAS SQUANTUM 1 SQUANTUM Norfolk Response Complete
SPRINGFLD ARMORY-WATER 1 SPRINGFIELD Hampden Response Complete
FORT ANDREWS 1 HULL Plymouth Response Complete
AMTB SITE 1 NASHAWENA ISLAND Dukes Medium Risk
PILGRIM ORDNANCE WORKS 1 WEST HANOVER Plymouth Response Complete
WESTOVER LIGHT AX #2 1 GRANBY Hampshire Response Complete
NEW AAB 1 NEWTON Middlesex Response Complete
FT DEVENS 1 AYER Middlesex 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 »