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South Dakota

38 Military Installations with Hazardous Sites in South Dakota

Total Cost

$281M

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

Installations

38

Military installations with at least one hazardous site.

High & Medium Risk Installations

5

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
ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE 43 ELLSWORTH AFB Meade Risk Not Evaluated or Not Required
JFHQ SD ARNG 18 RAPID CITY Pennington Low Risk
JOE FOSS FIELD 15 SIOUX FALLS Minnehaha Response Complete
BLACK HILLS ORD DPT 12 IGLOO Fall River High Risk
USARC SIOUX FALLS 8 SIOUX FALLS Minnehaha Response Complete
USARC ABERDEEN 8 ABERDEEN Brown Response Complete
PINE RIDGE GUNNERY RANGE 5 50 MI SE RAPID CIY Shannon Medium Risk
RAPID CITY SMALL ARMS RGE AX 3 12 MI NE RAPID CTY (VIEWFIELD, SD) Meade Medium Risk
ELLSWORTH AFB NIKE BATTERY... 2 NO CITY Meade Response Complete
ELLSWORTH AFB AF FAC S-1 2 29 MI NE RAPID CITY Pennington Response Complete
BADLANDS BOMBING RANGE 2 PINE RIDGE RESERVATION Shannon Medium Risk
ELLSWORTH AFB AF FAC S-3 2 9.5 MILES EAST OF STURGIS Meade Response Complete
ELLSWORTH AFB AF FAC S2 2 HERMOSA Custer Response Complete
WATERTOWN AAF 2 2 MI W WATERTOWN Codington Low Risk
ELLSWORTH AFB NIKE BATTERY... 2 6 MI NE RAPID CITY Meade Response Complete
YANKTON ATG GUN RGE 2 7 MI W OF YANKTON Yankton Low Risk
ELLSWORTH AFB COMM AX (REC) 1 9 MI NE RAPID CITY Pennington Response Complete
GETTYSBURG WASTE AX 1 GETTYSBURG Potter Response Complete
FORT MEADE TARGET RGE 1 NO CITY Butte Response Complete
ARMSTRONG COUNTY ATG GUN RGE 1 6 MI E EAGLE BUTTE Dewey Low Risk
RAPID CITY PRE BOM RGE #1 1 20 MI E OF NEWELL Butte Medium Risk
MITCHELL PRE BOMB RGE #3 1 8 MI E FT THOMPSON Buffalo Low Risk
PICKSTOWN AFS Z-134 1 4 MI S LAKE ANDES Charles Mix Response Complete
SIOUX CITY PRE BOM RGE #2 1 6 MI W ELK POINT Union Response Complete
RAPID CITY PRE BOM RGE #2 1 11 MI S FT PIERRE Stanley Low Risk
INTERIOR ANG SITE 1 6 MI SW INTERIOR Pennington Response Complete
MCINTOSH GAP FILLER AX TM-177C 1 2 MI NW MCINTOSH Corson Response Complete
WATERTOWN PRE BOMB RGE 1 20 MI NW SISSETON Marshall Response Complete
WATERTOWN RIFLE RANGE 1 WATERTOWN Codington Response Complete
ELLSWORTH AFB NIKE BATTERY... 1 NO CITY Meade Response Complete
ELLSWORTH AFB NIKE BATTERY... 1 5 MI E RAPID CITY Pennington Response Complete
RAPID CITY AIR TO GROUND... 1 37 MI NE RAPID CTY, HEREFORD, SD Meade Low Risk
WATERTOWN ATG GUN RGE 1 10 MI SE BRITTON Marshall Low Risk
SIOUX FALLS AAF RIFLE RGE 1 SIOUX FALLS Minnehaha Response Complete
PIERRE ARMY AIR FIELD 1 PIERRE Hughes Response Complete
SIOUX CITY PRE BOM RGE #6 1 21 MI W YANKTON Yankton Response Complete
MITCHELL PRE BOMB RGE #4 1 6 MI SE GANN VALLY Jerauld Low Risk
GETTYSBURG FAMILY HOUSING AX 1 3 MI N GETTYSBURG Potter 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 »