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List of Superfund sites in Arkansas

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List of Superfund sites in Arkansas

This is a list of Superfund sites in Arkansas designated under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) environmental law. The CERCLA federal law of 1980 authorized the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to create a list of polluted locations requiring a long-term response to clean up hazardous material contaminations.[1] These locations are known as Superfund sites, and are placed on the National Priorities List (NPL). The NPL guides the EPA in "determining which sites warrant further investigation" for environmental remediation.[2] As of March 26, 2010, there were nine Superfund sites on the National Priorities List in Arkansas.[2] No additional sites are currently proposed for entry on the list.[2] Six sites have been cleaned up and removed from the list.[2]

Superfund sites

      Deleted from National Priorities List

CERCLIS ID Name County Reason Proposed Listed[3] Construction
ARD084930148 Arkwood, Inc. Boone Soil contaminated by PAHs, PCP and trace dioxins and a nearby spring contaminated by PCP, from former wood treatment activities.[7][8] 09/18/1985 03/31/1989
ARD980496186 Cecil Lindsey Jackson Solid waste containing metal industry waste and contaminated by pesticides, heavy metals; leachate contains heavy metals and organic compounds with potential to contaminate groundwater and surface water.[9][10] 12/30/1982 09/08/1983
ARD059636456 Frit Industries Lawrence Soil and groundwater contamination by zinc sulfate, cadmium, chromium and lead after a 1979 fire in a storage facility.[11][12] 12/30/1982 09/08/1983
ARD035662469 Gurley Pit Crittenden Oil refinery waste was dumped in a pit on site. The waste sludge contains PCBs and soil and groundwater are contaminated by barium, lead and zinc.[13][14] 12/30/1982 09/08/1983
ARD980496368 Industrial Waste Control Sebastian Several hundred buried drums contained methylene dichloride, toluene, PAHs and heavy metals, including nickel, chromium and lead. Drums and contents have been removed and incinerated; highly contaminated soil has been stabilized on site.[15][16] 12/30/1982 09/08/1983
ARD980809941 Jacksonville Municipal Landfill Lonoke Soil contamination from illegal dumping of industrial waste including dioxins and herbicides.[17][18] 01/22/1987 07/22/1987
ARD980745665 Midland Products Yell Soil, sediment, surface water and groundwater contamination by PCP and PAHs from former wood treatment activities.[19][20] 10/15/1984 06/10/1986
ARD092916188 Mid-South Wood Products Polk Soil and groundwater contamination by arsenic, cadmium, chromium, PCP and creosote from wood treatment activities, threatening local fisheries and drinking wells for around 5,700 people.[21][22] 12/30/1982 09/08/1983
ARD980864110 Monroe Auto Equipment (Paragould Pit) Greene Soil and groundwater contamination by from VOCs and heavy metals including chromium and lead. The site contains an estimated 3,000 cubic yards of electroplating waste sludge.[23][24] 10/26/1989 08/30/1990
ARD049658628 Mountain Pine Pressure Treating Yell Liquid waste and sludge containing PCP and arsenic, and contaminated soil from former wood treatment operations have been stabilized and safely buried on site.[25][26] 04/23/1999 07/22/1999
ARD042755231 Ouachita-Nevada Wood Treaters Ouachita Soil, surface water and liquid waste contaminated by PCP and arsenic from former wood treatment operations. Waste and contaminated soil have been removed from the site and incinerated.[27][28] 02/04/2000 05/11/2000
ARD008052508 Popile, Inc. Union Groundwater, surface water and soil contamination by creosote and pentachlorophenol from former wood treatment operations.[29][30] 02/07/1992 10/14/1992
ARD981055809 Rogers Road Municipal Landfill Pulaski Deteriorating drums containing dioxin-contaminated herbicides and pesticides, and contaminated soil have been removed from the site and safely destroyed.[31][32] 01/22/1987 07/22/1987
ARD980496723 South 8th Street Landfill Crittenden Approximately 20,000 cubic yards of highly acidic oily sludge containing lead, PCBs and PAHs and 22,000 cubic yards of contaminated soil have been neutralized. Other soil in the landfill is contaminated by PCBs and pesticides. Groundwater contamination by lead, arsenic and manganese has been cleaned up.[33][34] 02/07/1992 10/14/1992
ARD000023440 Vertac, Inc. Pulaski Liquid and solid wastes, soil, sediments, buildings, equipment contaminated by herbicides, dioxins, VOCs and herbicide production waste. Contaminted materials have been safely disposed of off-site or placed in an on-site hazardous waste landfill.[35][36] 12/30/1982 09/08/1983

See also


External links

  • EPA list of proposed Superfund sites in Arkansas
  • EPA list of current Superfund sites in Arkansas
  • EPA list of Superfund site construction completions in Arkansas
  • EPA list of partially deleted Superfund sites in Arkansas
  • EPA list of deleted Superfund sites in Arkansas
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