Alameda’s Toxic Legacy: Formerly Used Defense Sites

Golden Gate & San Pablo Bay Area, California / Showing Hazardous Wast Production Density / National Priority List Superfund Sites

Even though the former Naval Air Station is the largest, and most well-known contaminated in Alameda, Formerly Used Defense Sites were not confined to the footprint of the former Alameda NAS.

Check out CalEnviroScreen 4.0 to learn more about the impacts of pollutants, and contaminants, on our infrastructure, planning, and health.

Envirostor is a California Department of Toxic Substance Control repository of data. It’s pretty good for finding information for specific sites and projects.

By Gabriel Duncan

Recognized descendant of the Utu Utu Gwaitu Benton Hot Springs Paiute Tribe. Adopted out of his tribe at birth, raised by white people in Alameda, California. Gabriel is the chief researcher, webmaster, graphic designer, cartographer, etc. of Alameda Native Art, and the Alameda Native History Project.