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Table 5: Sites of Known Perchlorate Use in 36 States

Rocket Fuel in Drinking Water: Table 5: Sites of Known Perchlorate Use in 36 States

March 3, 2003

Table 5. At least 162 sites in 36 states have known manufacturers or users of perchlorate.

State

City

Facility

Activity

AL

Bessemer

Hercules/Alliant Techsystems

Munitions, Propellant Supply

AL

Huntsville

Marshall Space Flight Center

Rocket Research

AL

Huntsville

Thiokol (former); Army Aviation & Missile Command

Rocket Motor Mfg.

AL

Parrish

Boren-Ireco Co.

Explosives

AR

East Camden

Atlantic Research Corp.

Rocket Mfg., Disposal-OB/OD

AR

Midland

Austin Powder Co

Explosives

AR

Pine Bluff

Pine Bluff Arsenal (US Army)

Pyrotechnic/ Munitions Mfg.

AR

Woodbury

HiTech

Unknown

AZ

Benson

Apache Powder Co.

Explosive Mfg.

AZ

Mesa

Talley Defense Systems, Inc., Mesa

Propellant Mfg.

AZ

Phoenix

Universal Propulsion Co., Inc.

Rocket Mfg.

AZ

Tempe

Aerodyne Corp.

Rocket Mfg.

AZ

Tucson

Davis Monthan Air Force Base

Propellant/Explosives Disposal

AZ

Yuma

Yuma Proving Ground (US Army)

Rocket Testing

CA

Alisa Viejo

G.G. Industries

Propellant Mfg.

CA

Azusa

Aerojet General Corp.

Rocket Mfg.

CA

Baldwin Park

Aerojet General Corp.

Rocket Mfg.

CA

Barstow

Mojave Pyrotechnics

Fireworks

CA

China Lake

Naval Air Weapons Station, China Lake

Rocket Research/ Testing

CA

Concord

Weapons Support Facility, Seal Beach

Weapons Storage

CA

Culver City

Western Electrochemical (American Pacific)

Unknown

CA

Edwards

Edwards AFB/Jet Propulsion Lab

Rocket Research and Testing

CA

Fallbrook

Weapons Support Facility, Seal Beach

Weapons Storage

CA

Gardena

TOPTH Inc.

Unknown

CA

Herlong

Sierra Army Depot

Munitions

CA

Hollister

FMC

Rocket Mfg.

CA

Hollister

Whittaker Ordnance

Missile Mfg.

CA

Ione

M.P. Associates

Pyrotechnic Mfg.

CA

Lincoln

Alpha Explosives

Explosives Mfg.

CA

Llano

Odee Mfg. Co.

Unknown

CA

Long Beach

TOPTH Inc.

Unknown

CA

Middletown

Reynolds Systems Inc. /FMC

Rocket Mfg.

CA

Morgan Hill

Olin Corporation

Flare and Ammunition Mfg.

CA

Ontario

Dynamic Propellant

Propellant Mfg. (?)

CA

Pasadena

Jet Propulsion Laboratory (NASA)

Rocket Testing

CA

Pomona

US Rocket

Rockets: Hobby Mfg.

CA

Rancho Cordova

Aerojet General Corp.

Rocket Mfg.

CA

Redlands

Lockheed Propulsion Company (Former)

Rocket Mfg.

CA

Rialto

Astro Pyrotechnics

Theatrical Pyrotechnics Mfg.

CA

Riverside

McKesson Chemical Co.

Chemical Mfg. ?

CA

San Diego

Space Warfare Systems Center, San Diego

Weapons Research

CA

San Jose

Pratt & Whitney Space Propulsion (United Technologies)

Rocket Mfg.

CA

Santa Clarita

Whittaker-Bermite Ordnance

Ordnance Mfg.

CA

Saugus

Bermite Division., Whittaker corp.

Ordnance Mfg.

CA

Saugus

Hi-Shear Technology Corp.

Defense Pyrotechnics

CA

Torrance

Hi-Shear Industries

Rocket Mfg.

CA

Tracy

Lawrence Nat'l Lab, DOE Experimental Site 300

Explosives Research

CA

Vandenberg AFB

Vandenberg AFB

Rocket Testing/ Launching

CA

Windsor

Starflight Space Technologies

Rocket Mfg.

CO

Colorado Springs

Vulcan Systems Inc. (Former)

Unknown

CO

Englewood

Gateway Safety Products

Industrial Protective Gear

CO

Penrose

Estes Industries, Inc. / Vulcan Systems Inc.

Hobby Rocket Mfg

CO

Whitewater

KSI Inc.

Aerospace (?)

FL

Brooksville

Thermex Energy

Explosives Mfg

FL

Cape Canaveral

Patrick Air Force Base

Rocket Launch Site

FL

Hollywood

CCT

Rocket Launch Site

FL

Niceville

Eglin Air Force Base

Munitions Testing

FL

Tampa

Girindus

Chemical Mfg.

GA

Byron

ICI Americas Inc.

Explosives Mfg

ID

Pocatello

Firefox Enterprises

Chemical Retailer

IL

Danville

World /Star Fireworks

Fireworks

IL

Edwardsville

Propellex Corp.

Military Explosives

IL

Joliet

Talley Defense Systems (former)

Propellant Mfg.

IL

Marion

Olin Corp (currently Primex)

Explosives Storage/Mfg.

IL

Savanna

JOCG - U.S. Army Defense Ammunition Center

Explosives/Munitions Training

IL

South Beloit

Orion Safety Products

Warning Flares Production

IN

Crane

Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division

Missile/ Pyrotechnic Storage/Mfg.

IN

Kingsbury

Melrose Pyrotechnics Inc.

Fireworks

IN

Peru

Olin Corp

Sporting Ammunition

KS

Hallowell

Slurry Explosives Corp.

Explosives

KS

Herington

Pyrodex Corp.

Sporting Ammunition

LA

New Orleans

Bartlett Chemicals Inc.

Chemical Mfg.

MD

Aberdeen

Aberdeen Proving Ground (US Army)

Weapon Testing/Research

MD

Cumberland

Allied Tech

Aerospace ?

MD

Elkton

Cordant Technologies, Inc.

Rocket Propulsion Technology

MD

Elkton

Elkton Sparkler Fireworks Mfg. Co.

Mfg & Wholesale Fireworks

MD

Indian Head

Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Division

Propellant Mfg.

MD

Silver Springs

Naval Surface Warfare Center, White Oak

Explosives Research

MD

West Bethesda

Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division

Rocket Testing

MI

Ishpeming

Ireco

Explosives Mfg.

MN

Biwabik

Nitrochem Energy Group - Thermex

Explosives Mfg ?

MN

Foley

Aerial Arts

Unknown

MN

Gilbert

Cook Slurry Co.

Explosives Mfg.

MO

Joplin

ICI Explosives USA Inc.

Explosives Mfg.

MS

Columbus

Hooker Chemical, Foote Mineral (now Eka Nobel)

Chemical Mfg.

MS

Iuka

GenCorp - Aerojet (Former)

Rocket Research

MS

Iuka

Yellow Creek Production Facility (NASA/Thiokol)

Rocket Research

NC

Greensboro

Vick Chemical (former)

Unknown

NC

Mcleansville

Gulf Oil/Thermex Energy

Explosives Mfg ?

NC

Riegelwood

Wright Chemical, Atlas Powder

Explosives

ND

Fargo

Starr Display Fireworks

Fireworks Mfg.

ND

Kindred

Dakota Pyrotechnics Inc.

Fireworks Mfg.

NJ

Newark

Fairmount Chemical Co Inc.

Chemical Mfg.

NJ

Newfield

Shieldalloy Corp.

Explosives Mfg.

NJ

Orange

H. Reisman Corp

Unknown

NJ

Morris County

Picatinny Arsenal (US Army)

Explosives Research, Mfg., Disposal

NJ

South Plainfield

Hummel Chemical Co.

Unknown

NM

Las Cruces

White Sands Missile Range (NASA/NASA)

Rocket Testing

NM

Los Alamos

Los Alamos National Laboratory DOE

Lab Chemical

NM

Roswell

Longhorn Manufacturing

Fireworks

NV

Fernley

BOKMA Resources

Unknown

NV

Hawthorne

Hawthorne Army Depot

Unknown

NV

Henderson

Kerr-McGee Chemical

Chemical Mfg.

NV

Henderson

PEPCON (aka American Pacific)

Chemical Mfg.

NV

Las Vegas

AeroTech / Industrial Solid Propulsion Inc.

Rocket Research

NV

Lockwood

Largo Marsino

Unknown

NV

Sparks

Hi-Shear Industries

Unknown

NY

Brooklyn

Witco Corp.

Chemical Mfg.

NY

Delanson

Atlas Advance Pyrotechnics

Fireworks

NY

Mineola

Island Pyrotechnical

Fireworks

NY

Niagara Falls

Hooker Chemicals

Chemical Mfg.

OH

Columbus

GFS Chemicals, Inc.

Chemical Mfg.

OH

Fostoria

Standard RWY Fusee

Flare Mfg.

OH

Lisbon

Hilltop Energy (AnGel)

Explosives Mfg.

OH

Marietta

Servo Dynamics

Creators of Propellant Gas Petroleum Extraction

OH

Steubenille

Barium & Chemicals, Inc.

Chemical Mfg.

OK

Claremore

Cardox Corp

Chemical Mfg.

OK

McAlester

McAlester Army Ammunition Plant

Ammunition/ Explosives Storage

OR

Portland

Elf Atochem North America

Chemical Mfg.

PA

Chambersburg

Letterkenny Army Depot

Missile/Ammo Storage/Maintenance

PA

Hatfield

Aerial Arts

Unknown

PA

Kittanning

Kesco Inc.

Explosives Mfg.

PA

Mechanicsburg

Naval Inventory Control Point, Mechanicsburg

Weapons Distribution

PA

Mt. Carmel

Explo-Tech Inc. (AnGel)

Explosives Mfg.

PA

Philadelphia

Naval SWC, Carderock Division, SSES Philadelphia

Propellant Handling

PA

Tamaqua

Atlas Powder Co.

Explosives Mfg.

PA

Telford

Service Chemical

Chemical Mfg.

SC

Columbia

Phillips Components

Unknown

TN

Louisville

AnGel (?DYNO Southeast Inc)

Unknown

TN

Toone

Alliant Techsystems, Kilgore Corp.

Propulsion/Munitions Mfg.

TX

Corpus Christi

Servo-Dynamics Inc.

Explosives

TX

Karnack

Longhorn Army Ammunition

Propellant Handling

TX

Kennedale

Harrison Jet Guns

Unknown

TX

Mansfield

Shaped Charge Specialist Inc.

Explosives

TX

Marshall

RTF Industries Inc.

Pyrotechnic Mfg.

TX

McGregor

Naval Weapons Industrial Reserve Plant

Rocket Mfg.

TX

Rosharon

Schlumberger

Explosives

TX

Waco

M & M Chemical

Chemical Mfg.

UT

Brigham City

Thiokol

Rocket Mfg.

UT

Cedar City

AeroTech / Industrial Solid Propulsion Inc.

Rocket Mfg.

UT

Cedar City

Western Electrochemical (American Pacific Corp)

Chemical Mfg.

UT

Dugway

Dugway Proving Ground (US Army)

Rocket Testing

UT

Lehi

Dyno Nobel Inc.

Explosives Mfg, Research, Testing

UT

Magna

Bacchus Works, Alliant Techsystems, Inc.

Rocket Mfg.

UT

Ogden

Autoliv Inc.

Auto Air Bags

UT

Ogden

Defense Depot Utah

Chemical Distribution

UT

Ogden

Hill AFB

Missile Maintenance, propellant testing

UT

Thiokol

Thiokol

Rocket Mfg. Waste Discharge

UT

Tooele

Tooele Army Depot

Ammunition storage, Mfg, Repair, open burning

UT

West Valley City

Alliant Tech, Niro Plant

Rocket Research/ Testing

VA

Duffield

Paige Ireco (formerly Gibson Explosives) (Dyno Nobel)

Explosives Mfg.

VA

Gainsville

Atlantic Research Corp

Rocket Research/Mfg

VA

Radford

Radford Army Ammunition Plant

Explosives Mfg.

VA

Yorktown

Naval Weapons Station-Yorktown

Explosives Mfg.

WA

Olympia

Ireco (Alaska Pacific Powder Co)

Explosives Mfg.

WA

Port Hadlock

Weapons Support Facility, Seal Beach

Ammunition Storage, Distribution

WI

Delafield

Bartolotta Fireworks

Fireworks Mfg.

WV

Newell

Newell Specialties

Unknown

WV

Rocket Center

Alliant Tech; Naval Ordnance, Allegheny Ballistics

Lab

Rocket Mfg.

WV

Romney

Appalachian Explosives (AnGel)

Unknown

WY

Mills

Thermex Energy

Explosives Mfg.

Source: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). 2001. Memorandum re: Perchlorate occurrence table and maps. March 2, 2001.