USACE Conducting Five-Year-Review of Duck Target Facility

Published Sept. 6, 2012

Wilmington, N.C. –  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Wilmington District is conducting a five year review for the Duck Target Facility, a Formerly Used Defense Site (FUDS) located near Duck, North Carolina. 

    USACE officials want to determine if past response actions at the site continue to protect human health, safety and the environment.  When completed, a copy of the review report will be available at the Kill Devil Hills Library, 400 Mustian Street, Kill Devil Hills, NC and at the USACE, Wilmington District Office, 69 Darlington Avenue, Wilmington, NC 28403.  The public will be provided an opportunity to review the report and submit comments or questions. 

   The former Duck Target Facility is located approximately 1/2 mile north of the town of Duck, North Carolina.  The site was used by the U.S. Navy as a bombing and rocket target range between 1941 and 1965.  The site was approximately 176 acres and is currently used by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Engineering, Research and Development Center (ERDC).

   If you have questions regarding this FUDS site, please contact the Wilmington District Public Affairs Office at (910) 251-4625.

Release no. 18-045