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Tennessee

44 Military Installations with Hazardous Sites in Tennessee

Total Cost

$763M

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

Installations

44

Military installations with at least one hazardous site.

High & Medium Risk Installations

8

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
DEFENSE DEPOT MEMPHIS... 116 MEMPHIS Shelby Risk Not Evaluated or Not Required
MEMPHIS NAS 85 MILLINGTON Shelby High Risk
ARNOLD 52 MANCHESTER Coffee Medium Risk
MILAN ARMY AMMUNITION PLANT 45 MILAN Carroll Risk Not Evaluated or Not Required
HOLSTON ARMY AMMUNITION PLANT 34 KINGSPORT Hawkins Risk Not Evaluated or Not Required
MCGHEE/TYSON 31 ALCOA Blount Low Risk
VOLUNTEER ARMY AMMUNITION... 23 CHATTANOOGA Hamilton Risk Not Evaluated or Not Required
BRISTOL NWIRP 9 BRISTOL Sullivan Response Complete
GRUBBS/KYLE TRAINING CENTER 7 SMYMA Blount Response Complete
MEMPHIS 7 MEMPHIS Shelby Response Complete
NASHVILLE METRO 7 NASHVILLE Davidson Risk Not Evaluated or Not Required
SPENCER ARTILLERY RANGE 7 SPENCER Van Buren Medium Risk
SEWART AFB 7 SMYRNA Rutherford High Risk
USARC MEMPHIS 01 7 MEMPHIS Shelby Response Complete
AFRC JOHNSON CITY 6 JOHNSON CITY Washington Response Complete
USARC KNOXVILLE 6 KNOXVILLE Knox Response Complete
LOVELL FIELD 6 CHATTANOOGA Hamilton Response Complete
USARC GREENEVILLE 5 GREENEVILLE Greene Response Complete
USARC CHATTANOOGA 4 CHATTANOOGA Hamilton Response Complete
USARC OAK RIDGE 4 OAK RIDGE Anderson Response Complete
USARC MEMPHIS 02 3 MEMPHIS Shelby Response Complete
MILLINGTON ORD WORKS 3 MILLINGTON Shelby Risk Not Evaluated or Not Required
USARC CHATTANOOGA (GUERRY) 3 CHATTANOOGA Hamilton Response Complete
USARC LYELL (AFRC) 3 NASHVILLE Davidson Response Complete
JFHQ TN ARNG 3 NASHVILLE Davidson Medium Risk
MILAN ARMY AMMUNITION PLANT 2 LAVINIA Carroll Response Complete
MAURY C.W.S. PLANT 2 COLUMBIA Maury Response Complete
CAMP TYSON 2 PARIS Henry Risk Not Evaluated or Not Required
DYERSBURG ARMY AF 2 HALLS Lauderdale Low Risk
MOUNTAIN HOME USARC... 1 JOHNSTON CITY Washington Response Complete
DYERSBURG ARMY AIRFIELD... 1 DYERSBURG Dyer Medium Risk
RIDGELY PRECISION BOMBING... 1 RIDGELY Lake Response Complete
MONSANTO CHEMICAL COMPANY 1 MONSANTO Maury Medium Risk
DYERSBURG AAF TO GROUND... 1 RIPLEY Lauderdale Medium Risk
WRIGLEY CHARCOAL 1 WRIGLEY Hickman Response Complete
USARC NASHVILLE 1 NASHVILLE Davidson Response Complete
DYERSBURG ARMY AIRFIELD... 1 DYERSBURG Dyer Response Complete
MOTLOW RANGE 1 TULLAHOMA Coffee Risk Not Evaluated or Not Required
TULLA BMBG & GUNRY RGE 1 SHELBYVILLE Bedford Risk Not Evaluated or Not Required
SOUTHEASTERN ENERGY INC. 1 ALCOA Blount Response Complete
TENNESSEE MANEUVER AREA 1 LEBANON Wilson Response Complete
KNOXVILLE NMCRC 1 KNOXVILLE Knox Response Complete
WILLIAM NORTHERN FIELD 1 TULLAHOMA Coffee Response Complete
BRADYVILLE GAP FILLER ANNEX 1 CHRISTIANA Rutherford 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 »