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Alabama NPL Sites

Eco-USA: NPL Sites: Alabama

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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

Narrative: Facility operations led to groundwater contamination.

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

Narrative: Various activities at this very large facility have resulted in soil and groundwater contamination.

Contaminants: Antimony · Chromium · Lead · Thallium · Trichloroethene


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

Redstone Arsenal

Location: Huntsville, Madison County

Narrative: The facility worked on development of rocket fuels.

Contaminants: Solvents · Metals · Pesticides · Perchlorate.

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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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.

Contaminants: PCBs

Deleted: 1993

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

Deleted: 2017

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

Deleted: 2015