Location: Texarkana, TX 75501
Years of Operation: 1942-2009
The Lone Star Ammunition Plant was constructed in 1942 as an ammunition-loading facility. Personnel at the site disposed of explosives through detonation. The installation officially closed in 2009 and has been listed as an EPA Superfund site.
The following chart outlines the toxins associated with this military location and the potential effects of exposure.*
|Lead||Nervous system damage, anemia, kidney damage, miscarriage, reproductive damage, death at high levels|
|Chromium||Nasal damage, anemia, cancer|
If you were stationed at Lone Star Army Ammunition Plant and later experienced adverse health effects, you may be eligible for compensation.
*Effects are according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry unless otherwise noted.