memphis defense depot (dla)

2163 AIRWAYS BLVD

The Depot is located at 2163 Airways Boulevard in Memphis, Tennessee. The Depot covers approximately 632 acres in a mixed residential, commercial, and industrial area of south-central Memphis. The Depot consists of two adjacent areas: Main Installation: An intensively developed 567-acre area with open storage space, warehouses, former military family housing and outdoor recreational areas. Dunn Field: An approximately 65-acre open storage and waste burial area. The Depot is surrounded by small commercial and manufacturing businesses to the north and east and by single-family residences to the south and west.

Hazardous Ranking Score

58 / 100

A score of 28.5 or higher qualifies a site for the Superfund National Priority List.

Regional Contact

Region 4
Phone: (404) 562-9900
Fax: (404) 562-8174

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Discovery
Site Inspection
Preliminary Assessment
Final Listing On NPL
Removal

Contaminants & Health Effects

      Carcinogen
      Endocrine Disrupter
      Neurotoxic
      Sensitiser
      Reproductive Toxin
      Persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic
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      Mutagen

        Census

        White
        African American
        Asian
        American Indian and Alaska Native
        Native Hawaiian
        Other

        6,682

        People living
        within a 1 mile radius

        $33,056

        Average Income

        2,683

        Occupied homes

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