PUBLIC NOTICE | Draft Hazardous Waste Post-Closure Permit for Camp Navajo

A draft hazardous waste post-closure permit has been prepared for the Camp Navajo former open burn/open detonation area.

Facility Name

Camp Navajo


South of Highway 40 and approximately 12 miles west of Flagstaff. The former open burn/open detonation area lies within the southern portion of the installation. 


Open burn and open detonation operations within the facility started in the early 1940s with treatment ceasing in the mid-1990s. Munitions of explosive concern and munitions constituents remain on site, requiring post-closure care for at least 30 years in accordance this post-closure permit. Closure was completed through the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act on May 9, 2016. Camp Navajo will be required to maintain security provisions and perform post-closure inspections, maintenance and monitoring, including vadose zone and groundwater monitoring, in accordance with Arizona rules established to protect public health and the environment. The hazardous waste post-closure permit would be effective for a maximum of 10 years.

Review Documents

Original Published Public Notice | View >
Draft Permit | View > 
Attachments to Draft Permit | View >
Permit Application Part A & Part B | View >
Fact Sheet | View >
Site Location Map | View >
Camp Navajo Site Map | View >

Documents may also be reviewed in person at the ADEQ Record Center | Learn More >

or at:
Cline Library at Northern Arizona University
Special Collections and Archives Desk
1001 S. Knoles Drive
Flagstaff, AZ 86011

Public Comment Period

Dates: Nov. 6, 2016 – Dec. 22, 2016

Comments may be submitted as follows:

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By Mail: (Must be postmarked by Dec. 22, 2016)

                 Terry Baer
                 Waste Programs Division, Hazardous Waste Unit Manager
                 1110 W. Washington Street
                 Phoenix, AZ 85007