Alabama Superfund Sites

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Alabama Army Ammunition Plant

Location: Childersburg, Talladega County

Narrative: Army facility used during the Second World War to manufacture explosives.

Contaminants: TNT · DNT · Tetryl


Alabama Plating Co. Inc.

Location: Vincent, Shelby County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Cadmium · Chromium · Copper · Cyanide · Lead · Nickel · Zinc


American Brass

Location: Headland, Henry County

Narrative: Site of a former secondary brass smelter and foundry facility that operated until 1992.

Contaminants: Boron · Nitrates · Ammonia · PCBs


Anniston Army Depot

Location: Anniston, Calhoun County

Contaminants: Antimony · Chromium · Lead · Thallium · Trichloroethene


CIBA-Geigy

Location: McIntosh, Washington County

Narrative: Production at this facility began in the 1950s; since then it has produced many chemicals.

Contaminants: DDT · DDD · DDE · Hexachlorocyclohexane · Chlorobenzene


Interstate Lead

Location: Leeds, Jefferson County

Narrative: The site was a secondary lead smelter and lead battery recycling facility from 1970 to 1992. There are seven related satellite locations where the facility disposed of wastes.

Contaminants: Lead · Antimony · Arsenic · Cadmium · Chromium · Nickel


Olin Corp.

Location: McIntosh, Washington County

Narrative: Facility that produces chlorinated chemicals, including some chlorinated pesticides.

Contaminants: Mercury · Chloroform


Perdido Groundwater Contamination

Location: Perdido, Baldwin County

Narrative: A 1965 trail derailment led to a release of benzene, which ended up in ground water used by local residents. Remedies to date have included installation of a public water supply line, and active remediation of the ground water contamination.

Contaminants: Benzene


Redstone Arsenal

Location: Huntsville, Madison County

Narrative: The facility worked on development of rocket fuels.

Contaminants: Solvents · Metals · Pesticides · Perchlorate.


Redwing Carriers

Location: Saraland, Mobile County

Narrative: A trucking company used the site from 1961 to 1971 to maintain and store trucks.

Contaminants: PAHs · Pesticides · VOCs


Stauffer Chemical - Cold Creek

Location: Bucks, Mobile County

Narrative: An agricultural chemical production facility

Contaminants: Thiocarbamates · Carbon Tetrachloride · Carbon Disulfide · Mercury


Stauffer Chemical - Lemoyne

Location: Axis, Mobile County

Narrative: A chemical manufacturing plant.

Contaminants: Carbon Tetrachloride · Carbon Disulfide · Thiocarbamates · Thiocyanate


T. H. Agriculture & Nutrition

Location: Montgomery, Montgomery County

Narrative: Facility that formulated, packaged, and distributed pesticides.

Contaminants: Trichloroethene · Tetrachloroethene · Hexachlorides · Herbicides · Arsenic · DDT · Toxaphene


Triana/Tennessee River

Location: Huntsville, Madison/Limestone Counties

Narrative: An Olin Corporation facility that manufactured DDT from 1947 to 1970.

Contaminants: DDT


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Anniston PCB Site

Location: Anniston, Calhoun County

Narrative: Releases from a Monsanto plant that manufactured PCBs from 1929 to 1971.

Contaminants: PCBs


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Mowbray Engineering

Location: Greenville, Butler County

Narrative: The facility repaired transformers from 1955 to 1974. PCBs dumped onto the ground entered a drain and traveled from there into a swamp across the street. Excavation of contaminated soils led to deletion of the site from the NPL in 1993.

Contaminants: PCBs