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Execute the approved alternative for cleaning up the radioactive contamination above health-based cleanup guidelines.

Minimize adverse impacts on residents and area business operations.

Return sites for appropriate beneficial use.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
St. Louis District 
FUSRAP Project Office
8945 Latty Ave.
Berkeley, MO 63134-1024

314-260-3905

STLFUSRAP@usace.army.mil 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FUSRAP Slide Show

During the first shipping campaign at the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant, approximately 1,900 cubic yards of depleted uranium contaminated soil were loaded onto railcars and shipped out of the installation.
Soil sorting technology saves taxpayer money
During the first shipping campaign at the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant, approximately 1,900 cubic yards of depleted uranium contaminated soil were loaded onto railcars and shipped out of the installation.
Approximately 15 miles from downtown St. Louis, the St. Louis Airport Project Site is immediately north of St. Louis Lambert International Airport and is bounded by the Norfolk and Western Railroad and Banshee Road on the south, Coldwater Creek on the west, and McDonnell Boulevard and adjacent recreational fields on the north and east.
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Approximately 15 miles from downtown St. Louis, the St. Louis Airport Project Site is immediately north of St. Louis Lambert International Airport and is bounded by the Norfolk and Western Railroad and Banshee Road on the south, Coldwater Creek on the west, and McDonnell Boulevard and adjacent recreational fields on the north and east.
Workers conduct remedial activities on one of the St. Louis Airport Site Vicinity Properties.
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Workers conduct remedial activities on one of the St. Louis Airport Site Vicinity Properties.
The St. Louis Downtown Site (SLDS) is located in an industrial area on the eastern edge of St. Louis, just 300 feet west of the Mississippi River. About 11 miles southeast of the St. Louis Lambert International Airport, SLDS is comprised of approximately 210 acres of land, which includes Mallinckrodt Inc. (formerly Mallinckrodt Chemical Works) and 38 surrounding vicinity properties (VPs).
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The St. Louis Downtown Site (SLDS) is located in an industrial area on the eastern edge of St. Louis, just 300 feet west of the Mississippi River. About 11 miles southeast of the St. Louis Lambert International Airport, SLDS is comprised of approximately 210 acres of land, which includes Mallinckrodt Inc. (formerly Mallinckrodt Chemical Works) and 38 surrounding vicinity properties (VPs).
The approach to Coldwater Creek is to first eliminate the sources of contamination. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is currently remediating properties adjacent to CWC from upstream to downstream.
SLAPS VPs
The approach to Coldwater Creek is to first eliminate the sources of contamination. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is currently remediating properties adjacent to CWC from upstream to downstream.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP) is currently remediating properties adjacent to Coldwater Creek from upstream to downstream. In 1998, USACE removed contamination from Coldwater Creek to support the City of Florissant’s upgrade of the St. Denis Bridge over the creek. In 2005, contamination in CWC was removed as part of the cleanup at SLAPS.
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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP) is currently remediating properties adjacent to Coldwater Creek from upstream to downstream. In 1998, USACE removed contamination from Coldwater Creek to support the City of Florissant’s upgrade of the St. Denis Bridge over the creek. In 2005, contamination in CWC was removed as part of the cleanup at SLAPS.
Progress is being made at the St. Louis Airport Site Tuesday, March 7, 2006. In 1997, an Engineering Evaluation/Cost Analysis (EE/CA) developed by Department of Energy proposed the removal of radioactive contaminated materials immediately adjacent to Coldwater Creek (CWC) at the West End of the St. Louis Airport Site next to the gabion wall and shipped to a licensed out-of-state disposal facility. The remainder of SLAPS was remediated in accordance with the North County Record of Decision, which was issued in September 2005. More than 600,000 cubic yards of radiologically contaminated material was removed from SLAPS over a nine-year period.  A formal closing ceremony took place May 30, 2007.
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Progress is being made at the St. Louis Airport Site Tuesday, March 7, 2006. In 1997, an Engineering Evaluation/Cost Analysis (EE/CA) developed by Department of Energy proposed the removal of radioactive contaminated materials immediately adjacent to Coldwater Creek (CWC) at the West End of the St. Louis Airport Site next to the gabion wall and shipped to a licensed out-of-state disposal facility. The remainder of SLAPS was remediated in accordance with the North County Record of Decision, which was issued in September 2005. More than 600,000 cubic yards of radiologically contaminated material was removed from SLAPS over a nine-year period. A formal closing ceremony took place May 30, 2007.
In 1946, the Manhattan Engineer District (MED) acquired the 21.7-acre tract of land now known as the St. Louis Airport Site (SLAPS) to store residues from uranium processing at the Mallinckrodt facility in St. Louis.
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In 1946, the Manhattan Engineer District (MED) acquired the 21.7-acre tract of land now known as the St. Louis Airport Site (SLAPS) to store residues from uranium processing at the Mallinckrodt facility in St. Louis.
The Latty Avenue Site (Latty) is located in northern St. Louis County within the city limits of Hazelwood and Berkeley, Missouri. Hazelwood Interim Storage Site (HISS) is located at 9170 Latty Ave., approximately 3.2 miles northeast of the control tower of the St. Louis Lambert International Airport and approximately half a mile northeast of the St. Louis Airport Site. Latty is comprised of eight vicinity properties (VPs) as well as HISS and Futura.The residences in Berkeley are southeast of the site.
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The Latty Avenue Site (Latty) is located in northern St. Louis County within the city limits of Hazelwood and Berkeley, Missouri. Hazelwood Interim Storage Site (HISS) is located at 9170 Latty Ave., approximately 3.2 miles northeast of the control tower of the St. Louis Lambert International Airport and approximately half a mile northeast of the St. Louis Airport Site. Latty is comprised of eight vicinity properties (VPs) as well as HISS and Futura.The residences in Berkeley are southeast of the site.

Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program

The Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP) has a mission of protecting public health and the environment by removing low-level radioactive contamination generated by activities of the Manhattan Engineer District and the Atomic Energy Commission (MED/AEC) during the development of atomic weapons in the 1940s and 1950s.

Helpful background information for understanding the low-level radiological cleanup process is available through the "Background" section.

For information about the progress of cleanup at these sites, click the "Newsletters" link.