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Aqua-Tech Environmental Inc (Groce Labs)

Greer, Spartanburg County. Site of a landfill operated by the City of Greer (1940-1968), and subsequent operation of hazardous waste facilities by private concerns (1974-1987). Affected media included soils, surface water, and groundwater. Remedies have included waste removal, installation of a cap, groundwater treatment using chemical injections, and installation of a soil vapor extraction system.

Contaminants: Metals · PCBs · VOCs


Barite Hill/Nevada Goldfields

McCormick, McCormick County. Former gold and silver mine. Affected media included soil, groundwater, surface water, and sediments. Remedies have included chemical treatment of wastes.

Contaminants: Arsenic · Cadmium · Chromium · Copper · Cyanide · Lead · Mercury · Nickel · Selenium · Silver · Zinc


Beaunit Corp. (Circular Knit & Dye)

Fountain Inn, Greenville County. Lagoon where a knitting, dyeing, and finishing facility disposed of wastes. Affected media included soils and groundwater. Remedies have included capping the lagoon and controlling site access.

Contaminants: Chromium · Lead · PCBs · VOCs


Brewer Gold Mine

Location: Jefferson, Chesterfield County

Contaminants: Mercury · Selenium


Carolawn, Inc.

Location: Fort Lawn, Chester County

Contaminants: Barium · Chromium · Lead · Trichloroethene · VOCs


Elmore Waste Disposal

Greer, Spartanburg County. Former drum disposal area. Affected media included soil and groundwater. Remedies have included removal of contaminated soil and treatment of contaminated groundwater.

Contaminants: Arsenic · Chromium · Heavy Metals · Tetrachloroethene · Trichloroethene · VOCs


Helena Chemical Co. Landfill

Location: Fairfax, Allendale County

Contaminants: Aldrin · Benzene hexachloride isomers · Chlordane · Dieldrin · Disulfoton · Endrin · Toxaphene · VOCs


Kalama Specialty Chemicals

Location: Beaufort, Beaufort County

Contaminants: Benzene · 1,2-Dichloroethane · Ethylbenzene · Methylene Chloride · Xylenes


Koppers Co., Inc. (Charleston Plant)

Location: Charleston, Charleston County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Chromated Copper Arsenate · Creosote · Dioxins · Lead · PAHs · Pentachlorophenol


Leonard Chemical Co., Inc.

Location: Rock Hill, York County

Contaminants: Metals · SVOCs · VOCs


Lexington County Landfill Area

Location: Cayce, Lexington County

Contaminants: Metals · VOCs


Macalloy Corporation

Location: North Charleston

Contaminants: Chromium · Chromium · Nickel · Zinc


Medley Farm Drum Dump

Location: Gaffney, Cherokee County

Contaminants: Benzene · Chloroform · PCBs · Tetrachloroethene · Toluene · 1,1,2-Trichloroethane · Trichloroethene · Vinyl Chloride


Palmetto Wood Preserving

Location: Columbia, Lexington County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Chromium · Copper


Para-Chem Southern, Inc.

Location: Simpsonville, Greenville County

Contaminants: Metals · PAHs · VOCs


Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot

Location: Port Royal, Beaufort County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Benzene · Chlorobenzene · Metals · Pesticides · Tetrachloroethene


Rock Hill Chemical Co.

Location: Rock Hill, York County

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


Sangamo Weston/Twelve-Mile/Hartwell PCB

Location: Pickens, Pickens County

Contaminants: PCBs · VOCs


Savannah River Site (USDOE)

Location: Aiken, Aiken County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Benzo(a)pyrene · Cadmium · Cesium · Chromium · Cobalt · Dichloroethene · Lead · Mercury · Plutonium · Radium · Thorium · Trichloroethene · Uranium · Vinyl Chloride


SCRDI Bluff Road

Location: Columbia, Richland County

Contaminants: Acetone · Aluminum · Chlorobenzene · Chloroform · 1,1-Dichloroethane · 1,2-Dichloroethene · 1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane · Toluene


SCRDI Dixiana

Location: Cayce, Lexington County

Contaminants: VOCs


Shuron Inc

Location: Barnwell, Barnwell County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Copper · Lead · VOCs · Zinc


Townsend Saw Chain Co.

Location: Pontiac, Richland County

Contaminants: Cadmium · Chromium · Cyanide · VOCs


US Finishing/Cone Mills

Location: Greenville, Greenville County

Contaminants: Chromium · Metals


Wamchem, Inc.

Location: Beaufort, Beaufort County

Contaminants: Acetone · Benzene · Chlorobenzene · 1,2-Dichlorobenzene · 1,4-Dichlorobenzene · Naphthalene · Toluene · 1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene · Xylenes


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Admiral Home Appliances

Williston, Barnwell County. Site of various manufacturing activities. Affected media included soil, groundwater, surface water, and sediments. Remedies have included removal of wastes, extension of public water supplies to nearby residences,

Contaminants: Chromium · Lead · Mercury · Nickel · PAHs · VOCs · Zinc


Henry's Knob General Chemical

Location: Clover, York County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Barium · Cadmium · Chromium · Cobalt · Copper · Lead · Magnesium · Manganese · Nickel · Zinc


Lyman Dyeing and Finishing

Location: Lyman, Spartanburg County

Contaminants: Metals · SVOCs


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Geiger (C & M Oil)

Rantowles, Charleston County. Deleted from the NPL in 2014.

Narrative:

Contaminants: Chromium · Lead · VOCs


Golden Strip Septic Tank Service

Simpsonville, Greenville County. Deleted from the NPL in 1998.

Contaminants: Cadmium · Chromium · Copper · Cyanide · Lead


Independent Nail Co.

Beaufort, Beaufort County. Deleted from the NPL in 1995.

Contaminants: Cadmium · Chromium · Cyanide · Nickel · Zinc


Koppers Co., Inc. (Florence Plant)

Florence, Florence County. Deleted from the NPL in 2013.

Contaminants: Arsenic · Chromium · Copper · Dioxins · Lead · PAHs


Palmetto Recycling, Inc.

Columbia, Richland County. Deleted from the NPL in 2000.

Contaminants: Lead


Rochester Property

Travelers Rest, Greenville County. Deleted from the NPL in 2007.

Narrative:

Contaminants: Bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate · Manganese · Trichloroethene