State-by-state contamination sites
A government study has identified 265 sites where contamination from secret Cold War weapons work lingered for decades, in some cases to this day. Here is a list of those sites, by state.
State Facility name Location
Alabama Southern Research Institute Birmingham
Alabama Speedring, Inc Culman
Alabama Tennessee Valley Authority Muscle Shoals
California Arthur D. Little Co San Francisco
California Atomics International Los Angeles County
California California Research Corp Richmond
California Ceradyne, Inc Costa Mesa
California Ceradyne, Inc Santa Ana
California City Tool & Die MFG Santa Clara
California C.L. Hann Industries San Jose
California Dow Chemical Co Walnut Creek
California EDM Exotics Hayward
California Electro Circuits, Inc Pasadena
California Electrofusion Fremont
California General Atomics La Jolla
California General Electric Vallecitos Pleasanton
California Hafer Tool Oakland
California Hexcel Products Berkeley
California Hunter Douglas Aluminum Corp Riverside
California Jerry Carroll Machining San Carlos
California Lebow Goleta
California Philco-Ford Newport Beach
California Pleasanton Tool & Manufacturing Pleasanton
California Poltech Precision Fremont
California Robin Materials Mountain View
California Ron Witherspoon, Inc Campbell
California Stauffer Metals, Inc Richmond
California Tapemation Scotts Valley
California University of California Berkeley
Colorado Coors Porcelain Golden
Colorado Shattuck Chemical Denver
Colorado University of Denver Research Institute Denver
Connecticut American Chain and Cable Co Bridgeport
Connecticut Anaconda Co Waterbury
Connecticut Bridgeport Brass Co., Havens Laboratory Bridgeport
Connecticut Combustion Engineering Windsor
Connecticut Connecticut Aircraft Nuclear Engine Laboratory Middletown
Connecticut Dorr Corp Stamford
Connecticut Fenn Machinery Hartford
Connecticut Machlett Laboratories Springdale
Connecticut New England Lime Co Canaan
Connecticut Seymour Specialty Wire Seymour
Connecticut Sperry Products, Inc Danbury
Connecticut Torrington Co Torrington
Delaware Allied Chemical and Dye Corp North Claymont
District of Columbia National Bureau of Standards Washington
District of Columbia Naval Research Laboratory Washington
Florida American Beryllium Co Sarasota
Florida Armour Fertilizer Works Bartow
Florida Gardinier, Inc Tampa
Florida International Minerals and Chemical Corp Mulberry
Florida University of Florida Gainesville
Florida Virginia-Carolina Chemical Corp Nichols
Florida W.R. Grace Co., Agricultural Chemical Div Ridgewood
Idaho Northwest Machining & Manufacturing Meridian
Illinois Allied Chemical Corp. Plant Metropolis
Illinois American Machine and Metals, Inc E. Moline
Illinois Armour Research Foundation Chicago
Illinois Blockson Chemical Co. (Building 55) Joliet
Illinois C-B Tool Products Co Chicago
Illinois Crane Co Chicago
Illinois ERA Tool and Engineering Co Chicago
Illinois Fansteel Metallurgical Corp North Chicago
Illinois Granite City Steel Granite City
Illinois Great Lakes Carbon Corp Chicago
Illinois GSA 39th Street Warehouse Chicago
Illinois International Register Chicago
Illinois Kaiser Aluminum Corp Dalton
Illinois Lindsay Light and Chemical Co W. Chicago
Illinois Dow Chemical (Madison Site) Madison
Illinois Metallurgical Laboratory Chicago
Illinois Midwest Manufacturing Co Galesburg
Illinois Museum of Science and Industry Chicago
Illinois National Guard Armory Chicago
Illinois Podbeliniac Corp Chicago
Illinois Precision Extrusion Co Bensenville
Illinois Quality Hardware and Machine Co Chicago
Illinois R. Krasburg and Sons Manufacturing Co Chicago
Illinois Sciaky Brothers, Inc Chicago
Illinois Swenson Evaporator Co Chicago
Illinois W.E. Pratt Manufacturing Co Joliet
Illinois Wyckoff Drawn Steel Co Chicago
Indiana American Bearing Corp Indianapolis
Indiana General Electric Plant Shelbyville
Indiana Joslyn Manufacturing and Supply Co Ft. Wayne
Indiana Purdue University Lafayette
Iowa Bendix Aviation (Pioneer Division) Davenport
Iowa Titus Metals Waterloo
Kansas Spencer Chemical Co., Jayhawk Works Pittsburgh
Louisiana Ethyl Corp Baton Rouge
Maryland Armco-Rustless Iron & Steel Baltimore
Maryland W.R. Grace and Company Curtis Bay
Massachusetts American Potash & Chemical West Hanover
Massachusetts C.G. Sargent & Sons Graniteville
Massachusetts Chapman Valve Indian Orchard
Massachusetts Edgerton Germeshausen & Grier, Inc Boston
Massachusetts Fenwal, Inc Ashland
Massachusetts Franklin Institute Boston
Massachusetts Heald Machine Co Worcester
Massachusetts La Pointe Machine and Tool Co Hudson
Massachusetts Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge
Massachusetts Metals and Controls Corp Attleboro
Massachusetts National Research Corp Cambridge
Massachusetts Norton Co Worcester
Massachusetts Nuclear Metals, Inc Concord
Massachusetts Reed Rolled Thread Co Worcester
Massachusetts Shpack Landfill Norton
Massachusetts Ventron Corporation Beverly
Massachusetts Watertown Arsenal Watertown
Massachusetts Woburn Landfill Woburn
Massachusetts Wyman Gordon Inc Grayton, North Grafton
Michigan AC Spark Plug Flint
Michigan Baker-Perkins Co Saginaw
Michigan Bridgeport Brass Co Adrian
Michigan Brush Beryllium Co Detroit
Michigan Carboloy Co Detroit
Michigan Extruded Metals Co Grand Rapids
Michigan Gerity-Michigan Corp Adrian
Michigan Mitts & Merrel Co Saginaw
Michigan Oliver Corp Battle Creek
Michigan Revere Copper and Brass Detroit
Michigan Speedring Systems, Inc Detroit
Michigan Star Cutter Corp Farmington
Michigan University of Michigan Ann Arbor
Michigan Wolverine Tube Division Detroit
Missouri Latty Avenue Properties Hazelwood
Missouri Medart Co St. Louis
Missouri Roger Iron Co Joplin
Missouri St. Louis Airport Storage Site (SLAPS) St. Louis
Missouri Tyson Valley Powder Farm St. Louis
Missouri United Nuclear Corp Hematite
New Jersey Aluminum Co. of America (Alcoa) Garwood
New Jersey American Peddinghaus Corp Moonachie
New Jersey Baker and Williams Co Newark
New Jersey Bell Telephone Laboratories Murray Hill
New Jersey Bloomfield Tool Co Bloomfield
New Jersey Bowen Laboratory North Branch
New Jersey Callite Tungsten Co Union City
New Jersey Chemical Construction Co Linden
New Jersey Du Pont Deepwater Works Deepwater
New Jersey International Nickel Co., Bayonne Laboratories Bayonne
New Jersey J.T. Baker Chemical Co Philipsburg
New Jersey Kellex/Pierpont Jersey City
New Jersey Maywood Chemical Works Maywood
New Jersey Middlesex Municipal Landfill Middlesex
New Jersey National Beryllia Haskell
New Jersey Picatinny Arsenal Dover
New Jersey Rare Earths/W.R. Grace Wayne
New Jersey Standard Oil Development Co of NJ Linden
New Jersey Stevens Institute of Technology Hoboken
New Jersey Tube Reducing Co Wallington
New Jersey U.S. Pipe and Foundry Burlington
New Jersey United Lead Co Middlesex
New Jersey Vitro Corp of America (New Jersey) West Orange
New Jersey Westinghouse Electric Corp (New Jersey) Bloomfield
New Jersey Wykoff Steel Co Newark
New Mexico Accurate Machine & Tool Albuquerque
New York Allegheny-Ludlum Steel Watervliet
New York American Machine and Foundry Brooklyn
New York Ashland Oil Tonawanda
New York Baker and Williams Warehouses New York
New York Bethlehem Steel Lackawanna
New York Bliss & Laughlin Steel Buffalo
New York Burns & Roe, Inc Maspeth
New York Carborundum Company Niagara Falls
New York Colonie Site (National Lead) Colonie (Albany)
New York Crucible Steel Co Syracuse
New York Fairchild Hiller Corporation Farmingdale
New York General Astrometals Yonkers
New York Hooker Electrochemical Niagara Falls
New York International Rare Metals Refinery, Inc Mt. Kisco
New York Ithaca Gun Co Ithaca
New York Ledoux and Co New York
New York Linde Air Products Buffalo
New York Linde Ceramics Plant Tonawanda
New York New York University New York
New York Radium Chemical Co New York
New York Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy
New York Seaway Industrial Park Tonawanda
New York Seneca Army Depot Romulus
New York Simonds Saw and Steel Co Lockport
New York Staten Island Warehouse New York
New York Sylvania Corning Nuclear Corp. Bayside
New York Sylvania Corning Nuclear Corp. Hicksville
New York Titanium Alloys Manufacturing Niagara Falls
New York Trudeau Foundation Saranac Lake
New York Utica St. Warehouse Buffalo
New York West Valley Demonstration Project West Valley
New York Wolff-Alport Chemical Corp Brooklyn
North Carolina Beryllium Metals and Chemical Corp Bessemer City
North Carolina University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Ohio Ajax Magnethermic Corp Youngstown
Ohio Alba Craft Oxford
Ohio Associated Aircraft Tool and Manufacturing Co Fairfield
Ohio B & T Metals Columbus
Ohio Baker Brothers Toledo
Ohio Battelle Laboratories Columbus
Ohio Battelle Laboratories Columbus
Ohio Beryllium Production Plant (Brush Luckey Plant) .. Luckey
Ohio Brush Beryllium Co. (Cleveland) Cleveland
Ohio Brush Beryllium Co. (Elmore) Elmore
Ohio Brush Beryllium Co. (Lorain) Lorain
Ohio Cincinnati Milling Machine Co Cincinnati
Ohio Clifton Products Co Painesville
Ohio Copperweld Steel Warren
Ohio Du Pont-Grasselli Research Laboratory Cleveland
Ohio General Electric Company (Ohio) Cincinnati/Evendale
Ohio Gruen Watch Norwood
Ohio Harshaw Chemical Co Cleveland
Ohio Herring-Hall Marvin Safe Co Hamilton
Ohio Horizons, Inc. Cleveland
Ohio Kettering Laboratory, University of Cincinnati Cincinnati
Ohio Magnus Brass Co Cincinnati
Ohio McKinney Tool and Manufacturing Co Cleveland
Ohio Mitchell Steel Co Cincinnati
Ohio Monsanto Chemical Co. Dayton
Ohio Painesville Site (Diamond Magnesium Co.) Painesville
Ohio R. W. Leblond Machine Tool Co Cincinnati
Ohio Tech-Art, Inc Milford
Ohio Tocco Induction Heating Div Cleveland
Ohio Vulcan Tool Co Dayton
Oklahoma Eagle Picher Quapaw
Oklahoma Kerr-McGee Guthrie
Oregon Albany Research Center Albany
Oregon Wah Chang Albany
Pennsylvania Aeroprojects, Inc West Chester
Pennsylvania Aliquippa Forge Aliquippa
Pennsylvania Aluminum Co. of America (Alcoa) (Pennsylvania) New Kensington
Pennsylvania Beryllium Corp. of America (Hazleton) Hazleton
Pennsylvania Beryllium Corp. of America (Reading) Reading
Pennsylvania Birdsboro Steel & Foundry Birdsboro
Pennsylvania C.H. Schnoor Springdale
Pennsylvania Carnegie Institute of Technology Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania Carpenter Steel Co Reading
Pennsylvania Chambersburg Engineering Co Chambersburg
Pennsylvania Foote Mineral Co East Whiteland Twp
Pennsylvania Frankford Arsenal Philadelphia
Pennsylvania Heppenstall Co Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania Jessop Steel Co Washington
Pennsylvania Koppers Co., Inc Verona
Pennsylvania Landis Machine Tool Co Waynesboro
Pennsylvania McDanel Refractory Co Beaver Falls
Pennsylvania Nuclear Materials and Equipment Corp. (NUMEC) Apollo
Pennsylvania Nuclear Materials and Equipment Corp. (NUMEC) Parks Township
Pennsylvania Penn Salt Co Philadelphia/Wyndmoor
Pennsylvania Philadelphia Naval Yard Philadelphia
Pennsylvania Superior Steel Co Carnegie
Pennsylvania U.S. Steel Co., National Tube Division McKeesport
Pennsylvania Vitro Manufacturing (Canonsburg) Canonsburg
Pennsylvania Westinghouse Atomic Power Dev. Plant East Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania Westinghouse Nuclear Fuels Division Cheswick
Rhode Island C.I. Hayes, Inc Cranston
Tennessee Manufacturing Sciences Corp Oak Ridge
Tennessee Vitro Corporation of America (Tennessee) Oak Ridge
Tennessee W.R. Grace (Tennessee) Erwin
Texas AMCOT Ft. Worth
Texas Mathieson Chemical Co Pasadena
Texas Sutton, Steele and Steele Co Dallas
Texas Texas City Chemicals, Inc Texas City
Virginia BWXT Lynchburg
Virginia University of Virginia Charlottesville
Wisconsin Allis-Chalmers Co West Allis, Milwaukee
Wisconsin A.O. Smith Milwaukee
Wisconsin Besley-Wells South Beloit
Wisconsin Ladish Co Cudahy

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