North Carolina Superfund Sites

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ABC One Hour Cleaners

Location: Jacksonville, Onslow County

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


Aberdeen Contaminated Groundwater

Location: Jacksonville, Onslow County

Contaminants: Trichloroethene


Aberdeen Pesticide Dumps

Location: Aberdeen, Moore County

Contaminants: Benzene · DDE · DDT · Dibromochloropropane · Ethylbenzene · Toluene · Toxaphene · Xylenes


Barber Orchard

Location: Waynesville, Haywood County

Contaminants: DDD · DDT · Dieldrin · Endrin · Hexachlorocyclohexane · Lead arsenate


Benfield Industries, Inc.

Location: Waynesville, Haywood County

Contaminants: Heavy Metals · PAHs · Pesticides · VOCs


Blue Ridge Plating

Location: Arden, Buncombe County

Contaminants: Heavy Metals · PAHs · VOCs


Bypass 601 Ground Water Contamination

Location: Concord, Cabarrus County

Contaminants: Lead · VOCs


Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base

Location: Jacksonville, Onslow County

Contaminants: Metals · PAHs · PCBs · Pesticides · VOCs


Cape Fear Wood Preserving

Location: Fayetteville, Cumberland County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Chromium · Copper · PAHs


Carolina Transformer Co.

Location: Fayetteville, Cumberland County

Contaminants: PCBs · VOCs


Celanese Corp. (Shelby Fiber Operations)

Location: Shelby, Cleveland County

Contaminants: PAHs · VOCs


Charles Macon Lagoon & Drum Storage

Location: Cordova, Richmond County

Contaminants: Benzene · PAHs · Tetrachloroethene · Trichloroethene · Vinyl Chloride


Chemtronics, Inc.

Location: Swannanoa, Buncombe County

Contaminants: Metals · SVOCs · VOCs


Cherry Point Marine Corps Air Station

Location: Havelock, Craven County

Contaminants: Metals · PAHs · VOCs


Cristex Drum

Location: Oxford, Granville County

Contaminants: Copper · Manganese · Tetrachloroethane · Trichloroethene


CTS of Asheville

Location: Asheville, Buncombe County

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


Davis Park Road TCE

Location: Gastonia, Gaston County

Contaminants: Chloroform · 1,1-Dichloroethene · MTBE · Tetrachloroethene · Trichloroethene


FCX, Inc. (Statesville)

Location: Statesville, Iredell County

Contaminants: Pesticides · VOCs


FCX, Inc. (Washington Plant)

Location: Washington, Beaufort County

Contaminants: Chlordane · DDT · Mercury · VOCs


Geigy Chemical Corp. (Aberdeen Plant)

Location: Aberdeen, Moore County

Contaminants: Pesticides · VOCs


General Electric Co/Shepherd Farm

Location: East Flat Rock, Henderson County

Contaminants: Metals · PCBs · Tetrachloroethene · Trichloroethene · Vinyl Chloride


GMH Electronics

Location: Roxboro, Person County

Contaminants: Benzene · 1,1-Dichloroethene · 1,2-Dichloroethene · Tetrachloroethene · Toluene · 1,1,1-Trichloroethane · Trichloroethene · Xylenes


Hemphill Road TCE

Location: Gastonia, Gaston County

Contaminants: Tetrachloroethene · Trichloroethene · VOCs


Holcomb Creosote Co.

Location: Yadkinville, Yadkin County

Contaminants: Creosote · PAHs · VOCs


Holtra Chem/Honeywell Inc.

Location: Riegelwood, Columbus County

Contaminants: Mercury · PCBs


Horton Iron & Metal

Location: Wilmington, New Hanover County

Contaminants: Metals · PCBs · Pesticides · SVOCs · VOCs


Jadco-Hughes Facility

Location: Belmont, Gaston County

Contaminants: Heavy Metals · VOCs


JFD Electronics/Channel Master

Location: Oxford, Granville County

Contaminants: Cyanide · Chromium · Metals · VOCs


Kerr-McGee Chemical Corp.

Location: Navassa, Brunswick County

Contaminants: Creosote · PAHs


Koppers Co. Inc.

Location: Morrisville, Wake County

Contaminants: 2,4-Dichlorophenol · Dioxins · Pentachlorophenol


National Starch & Chemical Corp.

Location: Salisbury, Rowan County

Contaminants: Metals · PAHs · VOCs


NC State University (Lot 86,Farm Unit #1)

Location: Raleigh, Wake County

Contaminants: Heavy Metals · PAHs · PCBs · Pesticides · Radionuclides · VOCs


North Belmont PCE

Location: Belmont, Gaston County

Contaminants: Tetrachloroethene


Ore Knob Mine

Location: Jefferson, Ashe County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Copper · Mercury · Zinc


Potter's Septic Tank Service Pits

Location: Sandy Creek, Brunswick County

Contaminants: Benzene · Chromium · Ethylbenzene · Lead · Naphthalene · Tetrachloroethene · Toluene · Trichloroethene · 1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene · 1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene · Xylenes


Ram Leather Care

Location: Charlotte, Mecklenberg County

Contaminants: Bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate · Pesticides · Petroleum hydrocarbons · Trichloroethene


Reasor Chemical Company

Location: Castle Hayne, New Hanover County

Contaminants: Heavy Metals · PAHs · VOCs


Sigmon's Septic Tank Service

Location: Statesville, Iredell County

Contaminants: Arsenic · 1,4-Dichlorobenzene · Manganese · Mercury


Ward Transformer

Location: Raleigh, Wake County

Contaminants: PCBs


Wright Chemical Corporation

Location: Riegelwood, Columbus County

Contaminants: Acetone · Arsenic · Formaldehyde · Lead · Metals · Pesticides · SVOCs · VOCs


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Ecusta Mill

Location: Pisgah Forest, Transylvania County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Chlorinated solvents · Mercury


Gurley Pesticide Burial

Location: Selma, Johnston County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Lead · Pesticides · VOCs


Weyerhaeuser Company Plymouth Wood Treating Plant

Location: Plymouth, Martin County

Contaminants: Dioxins · Metals


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Martin-Marietta, Sodyeco, Inc.

Charlotte, Mecklenberg County. Deleted from the NPL in 2012.

Contaminants: Chlorobenzene · Ethylbenzene · Tetrachloroethene · Toluene · Trichloroethene · Xylenes


New Hanover County Airport Burn Pit

Wilmington, New Hanover County. Deleted from the NPL in 2012.

Contaminants: Benzene · Chloroform · Chromium · 1,2-Dichloroethane · Ethylbenzene · Lead


Roadside PCB Spill

210 Miles of North Carolina Roadside. Deleted from the NPL in 1986.

Contaminants: PCBs