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Central Landfill

Johnston, Providence County. Landfill where at least 1.5 million gallons of liquid hazardous wastes were disposed of between 1976 and 1979. Groundwater beneath the site is contaminated.

Contaminants: Arsenic · Benzene · Beryllium · Bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate · Cadmium · Chlorobenzene · 1,2-Dichlorobenzene · Lead · Manganese · 2-Butanone · Toluene · Vanadium · Vinyl Chloride

Centredale Manor Restoration Project

North Providence, Providence County. A former "incinerator-based drum reconditioning facility", now home to an apartment complex.

Contaminants: Dioxins · Furans · Metals · PCBs · Pesticides · SVOCs · VOCs

Davis Liquid Waste

Smithfield, Providence County. Site which saw disposal of various wastes into unlined pits and lagoons.

Contaminants: Arsenic · Lead · VOCs

Davisville Naval Construction Battalion Center

North Kingstown, Washington County. Past operations resulted in at least 24 areas with potential hazardous chemical contamination.

Contaminants: Cadmium · Chromium · Lead · Mercury · PAHs · PCBs · Silver · VOCs

Landfill and Resource Recovery, Inc.

Location: North Smithfield, Providence County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Benzene · Carbon Tetrachloride · Chloroform · Lead · VOCs

Newport Naval Education/Training Center

Location: Newport, Middletown, Portsmouth, and Jamestown, Newport County

Contaminants: Heavy Metals · Lead · PCBs · Petroleum hydrocarbons · VOCs

Peterson/Puritan, Inc.

Location: Cumberland and Lincoln, Providence County

Contaminants: Acetone · Benzene · 1,2-Dichloroethene · Heavy Metals · PAHs · PCBs · Phthalates · Trichloroethene

Picillo Farm

Location: Coventry, Kent County

Contaminants: SVOCs · Toluene · Xylenes

Rose Hill Regional Landfill

Location: South Kingstown, Washington County

Contaminants: Benzene · Chloroethane · 1,1-Dichloroethane · Heavy Metals · Vinyl Chloride · VOCs · Xylenes

Stamina Mills, Inc.

Location: North Smithfield, Providence County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Cadmium · Dieldrin · Lead · PAHs · Trichloroethene

West Kingston Town Dump/University of Rhode Island Disposal Area

Location: South Kingstown, Washington County

Contaminants: Tetrachloroethene · Trichloroethene · VOCs

Western Sand & Gravel

Location: Burrilville, Providence County

Contaminants: Benzene · Chlorobenzene · Dichloroethane · Toluene · Trichloroethane · Trichloroethene · VOCs

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Davis (GSR) Landfill

Glocester and Smithfield, Providence County. Former landfill, closed following a ruling by the State Supreme Court. The previous operators did not properly close the landfill. Deleted from the NPL in 1999.

Contaminants: Arsenic · Benzene · Chlordane · DDT · Lead · Manganese · PAHs · Vinyl Chloride