Two state agencies and Raytheon independently conclude no threat to health.

Welcome to, a Web site dedicated to providing accurate information to residents and the greater St. Petersburg community about environmental issues in the vicinity of Raytheon’s facility at 1501 72nd Street North. Inside you’ll find the latest information on testing and remediation efforts, helpful facts, answers to frequently asked questions, information on the history of the facility and site, contacts for any questions you may have, and links to other valuable information. Scientific studies independently conducted by the Florida Department of Health, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, and Raytheon have concluded there is no health threat from that facility.

Raytheon takes its stewardship responsibilities to its employees and the community seriously. The company has operated as a good corporate citizen since 1995 in the St. Petersburg/Largo area and currently employs over 1,000 people at several local area facilities.

We remain committed to communicating to property owners, the St. Petersburg community and public officials, and to completing next steps in a thoughtful and thorough manner.

Raytheon Company’s strong record of environmental stewardship is not always reported by local news media. The company is a leader in environmentally sound practices, and its Environmental, Health and Safety program is considered world class. Raytheon has received numerous awards from regulatory and enforcement agencies for its environmental stewardship.

Learn more about Raytheon's sustainability efforts by visiting

Raytheon is a good corporate citizen that takes its stewardship responsibilities seriously in the communities where it operates facilities and where many of its employees live.

Additional information is also available on a Web site operated by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.

Last updated: July 10, 2012