Tennessee Superfund Sites

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Alamo Contaminated Groundwater

Location: Alamo, Crockett County

Contaminants: Dichloroethene · Tetrachloroethene · 1,1,1-Trichloroethane · Trichloroethene


American Creosote Works

Location: Jackson, Madison County

Contaminants: Heavy Metals · PAHs · VOCs


Arlington Blending & Packaging

Location: Arlington, Shelby County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Chlordane · 1,1-Dichloroethene · Endrin · Ethylbenzene · Heptachlor · Pentachlorophenol


Carrier Air Conditioning Co.

Location: Collierville, Shelby County

Contaminants: cis-1,2-Dichloroethene · trans-1,2-Dichloroethene · Lead · Tetrachloroethene · Trichloroethene · Vinyl Chloride · Zinc


Mallory Capacitor Co.

Location: Waynesboro, Wayne County

Contaminants: 1,2-Dichloroethane · PCBs · Trichloroethene · VOCs


Memphis Defense Depot (DLA)

Location: Memphis, Shelby County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Carbon Tetrachloride · Dieldrin · PAHs · PCBs · Tetrachloroethene · Trichloroethene


Milan Army Ammunition Plant

Location: Milan, Carroll, and Gibson Counties

Contaminants: RDX · TNT


Murray-Ohio Dump

Location: Lawrenceburg, Lawrence County

Contaminants: Chromium · Chromium · Nickel


Oak Ridge Reservation (USDOE)

Location: Oak Ridge, Anderson County

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


Ross Metals

Location: Rossville, Fayette County

Contaminants: Lead


Smalley-Piper

Location: Collierville, Shelby County

Contaminants: Antimony · Chromium · Chromium


Smokey Mountain Smelters

Location: Knox County

Contaminants: Aluminum · Arsenic · Heptachlor · Heptachlor epoxide · Lead · PAHs


Tennessee Products

Location: Chattanooga, Hamilton County

Contaminants: Metals · PAHs · PCBs · Pesticides · VOCs


Velsicol Chemical Corp

Location: Toone, Hardeman County

Contaminants: Carbon Tetrachloride · PAHs · Pesticides · VOCs


Walker Machine Products

Location: Collierville, Shelby County

Contaminants: VOCs


Wrigley Charcoal Plant

Location: Wrigley, Hickman County

Contaminants: Metals · VOCs · Wood tar chemicals


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Copper Basin Mining District

Location: Polk County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Copper · Iron · Lead · Manganese · Mercury · PCBs · Zinc


Illinois Central Railroad (Johnston Yard)

Location: Memphis, Shelby County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Lead · Pesticides · Petroleum hydrocarbons · Solvents


National Fireworks

Location: Cordova, Shelby County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Chromium · Dichloroethene · Dieldrin · Lead · PCBs · Perchlorate · Tetrachloroethene · Zinc


Sixty-One Industrial Park

Location: Memphis, Shelby County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Barium · Tetrachloroethene · Trichloroethene · Vinyl Chloride


 Deleted Sites

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Amnicola Dump

Chattanooga, Hamilton County. Deleted from the NPL in 1996.

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


Chemet Co.

Moscow, Fayette County. Deleted from the NPL in 1996.

Contaminants: Antimony · Arsenic · Lead


Gallaway Pits

Gallaway, Fayette County. Deleted from the NPL in 1996.

Contaminants: Arsenic · Cadmium · Chlordane · Dieldrin · Pesticides · Toxaphene


ICG Iselin Railroad Yard

Jackson, Madison County. Deleted from the NPL in 2002.

Contaminants: Benzene · Lead · Vinyl Chloride


Lewisburg Dump

Lewisburg, Marshall County. Deleted from the NPL in 1996.

Contaminants: Metals · VOCs


North Hollywood Dump

Memphis, Shelby County. Deleted from the NPL in 1997.

Contaminants: Arsenic · Copper · Lead · Pesticides