Iowa Superfund Sites

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Des Moines TCE

Location: Des Moines, Polk County

Contaminants: Trichloroethene · Vinyl Chloride


Electro-Coatings, Inc.

Location: Cedar Rapids, Lynn County

Contaminants: Cadmium · Chromium · Nickel


Fairfield Coal Gasification Plant

Location: Fairfield, Jefferson County

Contaminants: Anthracene · Benzene · Cyanide · Lead · Mercury · Pyrene · Toluene · Xylenes


Iowa Army Ammunition Plant

Location: Middletown, Des Moines County

Contaminants: Explosives


Lawrence Todtz Farm

Location: Clinton County, Eastern Iowa

Contaminants: Arsenic · Benzene · Lead · Tetrahydrofuran


Mason City Coal Gasification Plant

Location: Mason City, Cerro Gordo County

Contaminants: PAHs


Midwest Manufacturing/North Farm

Location: Jasper County, Central Iowa

Contaminants: Cadmium · Trichloroethene · Vinyl Chloride · Zinc


Peoples Natural Gas Co.

Location: East Dubuque, Dubuque County

Contaminants: PAHs · Phenols · VOCs


Railroad Avenue Groundwater Contamination Site

Location: West Des Moines, Polk County

Contaminants: Benzene · cis-1,2-Dichloroethene · Trichloroethene


Shaw Avenue Dump

Location: Charles City, Floyd County

Contaminants: Arsenic


Vogel Paint & Wax Co.

Location: Orange City, Sioux County

Contaminants: Benzene · 2-Butanone · Chromium · Lead


Waterloo Coal Gasification Plant

Location: Waterloo, Blackhawk County

Contaminants: Benzene · Cyanide · PAHs

NPL Status: Proposed


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Iowa City FMGP

Location: Iowa City, Johnson County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Benzene · Cyanide · Ethylbenzene · PAHs · Toluene · Xylenes


 Deleted Sites

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Aidex Corp.

Mills County, Southwestern Iowa. Deleted from the NPL in 1993.

Contaminants: Aldrin · Atrazine · Chlordane


E.I. Du Pont de Nemours (County Rd X23)

Lee County, Southeastern Iowa. Deleted from the NPL in 1995.

Contaminants: Cadmium · Lead · VOCs


Farmers' Mutual Cooperative

Hospers, Sioux County. Deleted from the NPL in 2001.

Contaminants: Atrazine · Carbon Tetrachloride


John Deere (Ottumwa Works Landfills)

Ottumwa, Wapello County. Deleted from the NPL in 2001.

Contaminants: Metals · Methylene Chloride


LaBounty Site

Charles City, Floyd County. Deleted from the NPL in 1993.

Contaminants: Arsenic · VOCs


Lehigh Portland Cement Co.

Mason City, Cerro Gordo County. Deleted from the NPL in 1993.

Contaminants: Arsenic


Mid-America Tanning Co.

Woodbury County, Western Iowa. Deleted from the NPL in 2004.

Contaminants: Chromium


Northwestern States Portland Cement Co.

Mason City, Cerro Gordo County. Deleted from the NPL in 1995.

Contaminants: Sulfates


Red Oak City Landfill

Montgomery County, Southwest Iowa. Deleted from the NPL in 2005.

Contaminants: Barium · Chromium · Lead · Toluene · Xylenes


Sheller-Globe Corp. Disposal

Lee County, Southeast Iowa. Deleted from the NPL in 2001.

Contaminants: Metals


White Farm Equipment Co. Dump

Floyd County, North Central Iowa. Deleted from the NPL in 2000.

Contaminants: Arsenic · Chromium · Lead · VOCs