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Acme Solvent Reclaiming (Morristown Plant)

Morristown, Winnebago County. 20-acre site used for drum storage and waste disposal. Once held as many as 15,000 drums and seven waste lagoons. Remedies to date include fencing the area, thermal stripping of soil, soil vapor extraction, groundwater treatment, and provision of water to homes whose wells were affected by the site.

Contaminants: Chromium · Lead · PCBs · Phthalates · VOCs


Adams County Quincy Landfills 2 & 3

Quincy, Adams County. 56-Acre landfill that accepted liquid industrial wastes. After monitoring showed groundwater contamination, response actions included fencing the landfill, providing public water to affected residents, repairs to the landfill cap, putting in a system to collect liquid wastes, restricting use of the property, and continued groundwater monitoring.

Contaminants: VOCs


Amoco Chemicals (Joliet Landfill)

Location: Joliet, Will County

Contaminants: Benzene · Cadmium · Chromium · Copper · Lead · Toluene · Xylenes


Asarco Taylor Springs

Location: Taylor Springs, Montgomery County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Beryllium · Cadmium · Copper · Lead · Nickel · Zinc


Bautsch-Gray Mine

Location: Jo Daviess County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Heavy Metals · Lead · Zinc


Beloit Corp.

Location: Rockton, Winnebago County

Contaminants: Trichloroethene


Byron Salvage Yard

Location: Byron, Ogle County

Contaminants: Benzene · Chromium · Copper · Lead · Tetrachloroethene · Toluene · Trichloroethene · Xylenes · Zinc


Central Illinois Public Service Co.

Location: Taylorville, Christian County

Contaminants: Benzene · Ethylbenzene · PAHs · Toluene · Xylenes


Chanute Air Force Base

Location: Rantoul, Champaign County

Contaminants: Dioxins · bis(2-Ethylhexyl)phthalate · Furans · Lead · Metals · PAHs · PCBs · Pesticides · SVOCs · VOCs

NPL Status: Proposed


Chemetco

Location: Hartford, Madison County

Contaminants: Cadmium · Copper · Lead · Zinc oxide


Circle Smelting

Location: Beckemeyer, Clinton County

Contaminants: Cadmium · Copper · Lead · Nickel · Zinc


Cross Brothers Pail Recycling (Pembroke)

Location: Pembroke Township, Kankakee County

Contaminants: Benzene · Lead · PCBs · Toluene · Xylenes


DePue/New Jersey Zinc/Mobil Chem Corp

Location: DePue, Bureau County

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


DuPage County Landfill/Blackwell Forest

Location: Near Warrenville, DuPage County

Contaminants: Benzene · Chromium · Dichlorobenzene · 1,2-Dichloroethene · Ethylbenzene · Manganese · Mercury · Pesticides · Tetrachloroethene · Toluene · Trichloroethene

NPL Status: Active, with delisting underway as of 2014


Eagle Zinc Co. Div T L Diamond

Location: Hillsboro, Montgomery County

Contaminants: Lead


Evergreen Manor Groundwater Contamination Plume

Location: Winnebago County

Contaminants: Tetrachloroethene · Trichloroethene


Galesburg/Koppers Co.

Location: Galesburg, Knox County

Contaminants: Coal tar · Creosote · Fuel Oil · Pentachlorophenol


Hegeler Zinc

Location: Danville, Vermillion County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Cadmium · Lead · Zinc


H.O.D. Landfill

Location: Antioch, Lake County

Contaminants: Vinyl Chloride


Indian Refinery-Texaco Lawrenceville

Location: Lawrenceville, Lawrence County

Contaminants: Benzene · Ethylbenzene · Lead · Naphthalene · SVOCs · Toluene


Interstate Pollution Control, Inc

Location: Rockford, Winnebago County

Contaminants: Cyanide · Heavy Metals · PCBs · Pesticides · SVOCs · VOCs


Jennison-Wright Corporation

Location: Granite City, Madison County

Contaminants: Benzene · Creosote · Dibenzofurans · Dioxins · Naphthalene · PAHs · Pentachorophenol


Johns-Manville Corp.

Location: Waukegan, Lake County

Contaminants: Asbestos


Joliet Army Ammunition Plant (LAP Area)

Location: Joliet, Will County

Contaminants: Arsenic · HMX · Lead · RDX · TNT


Joliet Army Ammunition Plant (Mfg Area)

Location: Joliet, Will County

Contaminants: Dinitrotoluene · Lead · Tetryl · TNT


Kerr-McGee (Kress Creek/W Branch DuPage)

Location: DuPage County

Contaminants: Thorium


Kerr-McGee (Residential Areas)

Location: West Chicago, DuPage County

Contaminants: Radium · Thorium · Uranium


Lake Calumet Cluster

Location: Chicago, Cook County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Barium · Benzo(a)anthracene · Benzo(a)pyrene · Cadmium · Chromium · Chrysene · Dibenz(a,h)athracene · Lead · Manganese · Mercury · Naphthalene · Nickel · PCBs · Pesticides


LaSalle Electric Utilities

Location: LaSalle, LaSalle County

Contaminants: PCBs · Tetrachloroethene · Trichloroethene


Lenz Oil Service, Inc.

Location: Lemont (Cook, DuPage, and Will Counties)

Contaminants: Benzene · Heavy Metals · PAHs · PCBs · Tetrachloroethene · Trichloroethene · Vinyl Chloride · Xylenes


Matthiessen and Hegeler Zinc Co.

Location: LaSalle, LaSalle County

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


MIG/Dewane Landfill

Location: Belvidere, Boone County

Contaminants: Heavy Metals · PCBs · Pesticides · SVOCs ·VOCs


NL Industries/Taracorp Lead Smelter

Location: Granite City, Madison County

Contaminants: Lead


Ottawa Radiation Areas

Location: Ottawa, LaSalle County

Contaminants: Radium


Outboard Marine Corp.

Location: Waukegan, Lake County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Benzene · Coal tar · Creosote · PCBs · Phenol


Pagel's Pit

Location: Rockford, Winnebago County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Boron ·VOCs


Parsons Casket Hardware Co.

Location: Belvidere, Boone County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Copper · Cyanide · Nickel ·VOCs


Sandoval Zinc Company

Location: Sandoval, Marion County

Contaminants: Lead · Zinc


Sangamo Electric/Crab Orchard NWR (USDOI)

Location: Carterville, Williamson County

Contaminants: Cadmium · Chromium · Explosives · Lead · PCBs


Sauget Area 1

Location: Sauget, St. Clair County

Contaminants: Benzene · p-Chloraniline · Chlorobenzene · 1,4-Dichlorobenzene · 1,2-Dichloroethene · Metals · PCBs · Pentachlorophenol

NPL Status: Proposed


Sauget Area 2

Location: Sauget, St. Clair County

Contaminants: Benzene · Chloroanilines · Chlorobenzenes · Chlorophenols · DDE · Lead · Metals · Nitroanilines · PCBs

NPL Status: Proposed


Savanna Army Depot Activity

Location: Savanna, Jo Daviess County

Contaminants: Explosives · Lead · Metals · PAHs · Pesticides · Petroleum hydrocarbons


Southeast Rockford Gd Wtr Contamination

Location: Rockford, Winnebago County

Contaminants: cis-1,2-Dichloroethene · Tetrachloroethene · 1,1,1-Trichloroethane · Trichloroethene · Vinyl Chloride


Tri-County Landfill/Waste Mgmt Illinois

Location: Elgin, Kane County

Contaminants: Heavy Metals · PCBs · Pesticides · SVOCs · VOCs


Velsicol Chemical Corp.(Illinois)

Location: Marshall, Clark County

Contaminants: Cadmium · Pesticides · VOCs


Wauconda Sand & Gravel

Location: Wauconda, Lake County

Contaminants: Cyanide · Heavy Metals · Pesticides · VOCs


Woodstock Municipal Landfill

Location: Woodstock, McHenry County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Benzene · Cadmium · Chlorobenzene · Cobalt · Mercury · Naphthalene · SVOCs · Toluene · Vinyl Chloride · VOCs


Yeoman Creek Landfill

Location: Waukegan, Lake County

Contaminants: bis(2-Ethylhexyl)phthalate · Lead · Manganese · PCBs · VOCs


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Ellsworth Industrial Park

Location: Downers Grove, DuPage County

Contaminants: Chlorinated Solvents


North ALCOA Site, Operable Unit 1

Location: East Saint Louis, Saint Clair County

Contaminants: Bauxite · Fluorogypsum · Radionuclides


North Shore Gas (NSG) North Plant

Location: Waukegan, Lake County

Contaminants: Benzene · Cyanide · Ethylbenzene · Heavy Metals · PAHs · Toluene · Xylenes


North Shore Gas (NSG) South Plant

Location: Waukegan, Lake County

Contaminants: Benzene · Cyanide · Ethylbenzene · Heavy Metals · PAHs · Toluene · Xylenes


Old American Zinc Plant

Location: Fairmont City, St. Clair County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Cadmium · Lead · Zinc


Ottawa Township Flat Glass

Location: Naplate, LaSalle County

Contaminants: Arsenic


Peoples Gas Crawford Station Former MGP

Location: Chicago, Cook County

Contaminants: Cyanide · Heavy Metals · PAHs ·VOCs


Peoples Gas Hawthorne Avenue Former MGP

Location: Chicago, Cook County

Contaminants: Heavy Metals · PAHs ·VOCs


Peoples Gas Hough Place Station Former MGP

Location: Chicago, Cook County

Contaminants: Cyanide · Heavy Metals · PAHs ·VOCs


Peoples Gas Light & Coke 22nd Street

Location: Chicago, Cook County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Benzene · Chromium · Ethylbenzene · Lead · PAHs · Selenium · Silver · Toluene · Xylenes


Peoples Gas Light & Coke Division Street

Location: Chicago, Cook County

Contaminants: Cyanide · Heavy Metals · PAHs ·VOCs


Peoples Gas Light & Coke North Station

Location: Chicago, Cook County

Contaminants: Cyanide · Heavy Metals · PAHs ·VOCs


Peoples Gas Light & Coke Willow Street Station

Location: Chicago, Cook County

Contaminants: Cyanide · Heavy Metals · PAHs · PCBs ·VOCs


Peoples Gas North Shore Avenue Station Former MGP

Location: Chicago, Cook County

Contaminants: Cyanide · Heavy Metals · PAHs ·VOCs


Peoples Gas Pitney Court Former MGP

Location: Chicago, Cook County

Contaminants: Cyanide · Heavy Metals · PAHs · VOCs


Peoples Gas South Station Former MGP

Location: Chicago, Cook County

Contaminants: Cyanide · Heavy Metals · PAHs · VOCs


Peoples Gas Throop Street Former MGP

Location: Chicago, Cook County

Contaminants: Cyanide · Heavy Metals · PAHs · VOCs


 Deleted Sites

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A & F Material Reclaiming, Inc.

Greenup, Cumberland County. Deleted from the NPL in 2012.

Narrative:

Contaminants: Metals · PAHs · PCBs · Petroleum hydrocarbons · VOCs


Belvidere Municipal Landfill

Belvidere, Boone County. Deleted from the NPL in 2015.

Contaminants: Benzene · Chromium · Heavy Metals · PAHs · PCBs · Toluene · Trichloroethene · Xylenes


Ilada Energy Co.

East Cape Girardeau, Alexander County. Deleted from the NPL in 2001.

Contaminants: Arsenic · Lead · PCBs · VOCs · Zinc


Kerr-McGee (Reed-Keppler Park)

West Chicago, DuPage County. Deleted from the NPL in 2010.

Contaminants: Thorium · Uranium


Kerr-McGee (Sewage Treatment Plant)

West Chicago, DuPage County. Deleted from the NPL in 2013.

Contaminants: Radium · Thorium · Uranium


Petersen Sand & Gravel

Libertyville, Lake County. Deleted from the NPL in 1991.

Contaminants: Arsenic · Cadmium · Chromium · Lead · PAHs · PCBs · VOCs