Since the 1980s, Camp Minden has been considered a Superfund site, and since the discovery of the millions of pounds of M6 propellant, a second Superfund site has been designated at the military installation.

Carl Edlund, director of the Superfund Program for the Environmental Protection Agency, gave some insight to the Webster Parish Police Jury how that came to be. In the Environmental Cleanup Camp Minden Steering Committee meeting Tuesday, Edlund explained the Louisiana Army Ammunition Plant began in the early 1940s during World War II to produce munitions for the military.

“There was a lot of contamination left on the property

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