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Acme Solvent Reclaiming (Morristown Plant)

Location: Morristown, Winnebago County

Narrative: 20-acre site used for drum storage and waste disposal. Once held as many as 15,000 drums and seven waste lagoons. Remedies to date include fencing the area, thermal stripping of soil, soil vapor extraction, groundwater treatment, and provision of water to homes whose wells were affected by the site.

Contaminants: Chromium · Lead · PCBs · Phthalates · VOCs


Adams County Quincy Landfills 2 & 3

Location: Quincy, Adams County

Narrative: 56-Acre landfill that accepted liquid industrial wastes. After monitoring showed groundwater contamination, response actions included fencing the landfill, providing public water to affected residents, repairs to the landfill cap, putting in a system to collect liquid wastes, restricting use of the property, and continued groundwater monitoring.

Contaminants: VOCs


Amoco Chemicals (Joliet Landfill)

Location: Joliet, Will County

Contaminants: Benzene · Cadmium · Chromium · Copper · Lead · Toluene · Xylenes


Asarco Taylor Springs

Location: Taylor Springs, Montgomery County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Beryllium · Cadmium · Copper · Lead · Nickel · Zinc


Bautsch-Gray Mine

Location: Galena, Jo Daviess County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Heavy Metals · Lead · Zinc


Beloit Corp.

Location: Rockton, Winnebago County

Contaminants: Trichloroethene


Byron Salvage Yard

Location: Byron, Ogle County

Contaminants: Benzene · Chromium · Copper · Lead · Tetrachloroethene · Toluene · Trichloroethene · Xylenes · Zinc


Central Illinois Public Service Co.

Location: Taylorville, Christian County

Contaminants: Benzene · Ethylbenzene · PAHs · Toluene · Xylenes


Chemetco

Location: Hartford, Madison County

Contaminants: Cadmium · Copper · Lead · Zinc oxide


Cross Brothers Pail Recycling (Pembroke)

Location: Pembroke Township, Kankakee County

Contaminants: Benzene · Lead · PCBs · Toluene · Xylenes


DePue/New Jersey Zinc/Mobil Chem Corp

Location: DePue, Bureau County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Cadmium · Chromium · Copper · Lead · Zinc


Eagle Zinc Co. Div T L Diamond

Location: Hillsboro, Montgomery County

Contaminants: Lead


Estech General Chemical Company

Location: Calumet City, Cook County

Contaminants: Chromium · Lead · PCBs


Galesburg/Koppers Co.

Location: Galesburg, Knox County

Contaminants: Coal tar · Creosote · Fuel Oil · Pentachlorophenol


Hegeler Zinc

Location: Danville, Vermillion County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Cadmium · Lead · Zinc


H.O.D. Landfill

Location: Antioch, Lake County

Contaminants: Vinyl Chloride


Indian Refinery-Texaco Lawrenceville

Location: Lawrenceville, Lawrence County

Contaminants: Benzene · Ethylbenzene · Lead · Naphthalene · SVOCs · Toluene


Interstate Pollution Control, Inc

Location: Rockford, Winnebago County

Contaminants: Cyanide · Heavy Metals · PCBs · Pesticides · SVOCs · VOCs


Jennison-Wright Corporation

Location: Granite City, Madison County

Contaminants: Benzene · Creosote · Dibenzofurans · Dioxins · Naphthalene · PAHs · Pentachorophenol


Johns-Manville Corp.

Location: Waukegan, Lake County

Contaminants: Asbestos


Joliet Army Ammunition Plant (LAP Area)

Location: Joliet, Will County

Contaminants: Arsenic · HMX · Lead · RDX · TNT


Joliet Army Ammunition Plant (Mfg Area)

Location: Joliet, Will County

Contaminants: Dinitrotoluene · Lead · Tetryl · TNT


Kerr-McGee (Kress Creek/W Branch DuPage)

Location: DuPage County

Contaminants: Thorium


Kerr-McGee (Residential Areas)

Location: West Chicago, DuPage County

Contaminants: Radium · Thorium · Uranium


Lake Calumet Cluster

Location: Chicago, Cook County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Barium · Benzo(a)anthracene · Benzo(a)pyrene · Cadmium · Chromium · Chrysene · Dibenz(a,h)athracene · Lead · Manganese · Mercury · Naphthalene · Nickel · PCBs · Pesticides


LaSalle Electric Utilities

Location: LaSalle, LaSalle County

Contaminants: PCBs · Tetrachloroethene · Trichloroethene


Lenz Oil Service, Inc.

Location: Lemont (Cook, DuPage, and Will Counties)

Contaminants: Benzene · Heavy Metals · PAHs · PCBs · Tetrachloroethene · Trichloroethene · Vinyl Chloride · Xylenes


Matthiessen and Hegeler Zinc Co.

Location: LaSalle, LaSalle County

Contaminants: Cadmium · Chromium · Copper · Lead · Nickel · Zinc


MIG/Dewane Landfill

Location: Belvidere, Boone County

Contaminants: Heavy Metals · PCBs · Pesticides · SVOCs ·VOCs


NL Industries/Taracorp Lead Smelter

Location: Granite City, Madison County

Contaminants: Lead


Old American Zinc Plant

Location: Fairmont City, St. Clair County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Cadmium · Lead · Zinc


Ottawa Radiation Areas

Location: Ottawa, LaSalle County

Contaminants: Radium


Outboard Marine Corp.

Location: Waukegan, Lake County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Benzene · Coal tar · Creosote · PCBs · Phenol


Pagel's Pit

Location: Rockford, Winnebago County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Boron ·VOCs


Parsons Casket Hardware Co.

Location: Belvidere, Boone County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Copper · Cyanide · Nickel ·VOCs


Sandoval Zinc Company

Location: Sandoval, Marion County

Contaminants: Lead · Zinc


Sangamo Electric/Crab Orchard NWR (USDOI)

Location: Carterville, Williamson County

Contaminants: Cadmium · Chromium · Explosives · Lead · PCBs


Savanna Army Depot Activity

Location: Savanna, Jo Daviess County

Contaminants: Explosives · Lead · Metals · PAHs · Pesticides · Petroleum hydrocarbons


Shroud Property

Location: Chicago, Cook County

Contaminants: Chromium · Lead


Southeast Rockford Gd Wtr Contamination

Location: Rockford, Winnebago County

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


Tri-County Landfill/Waste Mgmt Illinois

Location: Elgin, Kane County

Contaminants: Heavy Metals · PCBs · Pesticides · SVOCs · VOCs


Velsicol Chemical Corp.(Illinois)

Location: Marshall, Clark County

Contaminants: Cadmium · Pesticides · VOCs


Wauconda Sand & Gravel

Location: Wauconda, Lake County

Contaminants: Cyanide · Heavy Metals · Pesticides · VOCs


Woodstock Municipal Landfill

Location: Woodstock, McHenry County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Benzene · Cadmium · Chlorobenzene · Cobalt · Mercury · Naphthalene · SVOCs · Toluene · Vinyl Chloride · VOCs


Yeoman Creek Landfill

Location: Waukegan, Lake County

Contaminants: bis(2-Ethylhexyl)phthalate · Lead · Manganese · PCBs · VOCs


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A & F Material Reclaiming, Inc.

Location: Greenup, Cumberland County

Contaminants: Metals · PAHs · PCBs · Petroleum hydrocarbons · VOCs

Deleted: 2012


Belvidere Municipal Landfill

Location: Belvidere, Boone County

Contaminants: Benzene · Chromium · Heavy Metals · PAHs · PCBs · Toluene · Trichloroethene · Xylenes

Deleted: 2015


DuPage County Landfill/Blackwell Forest

Location: Near Warrenville, DuPage County

Contaminants: Benzene · Chromium · Dichlorobenzene · 1,2-Dichloroethene · Ethylbenzene · Manganese · Mercury · Pesticides · Tetrachloroethene · Toluene · Trichloroethene

Deleted: 2020


Ilada Energy Co.

Location: East Cape Girardeau, Alexander County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Lead · PCBs · VOCs · Zinc

Deleted: 2001


Kerr-McGee (Reed-Keppler Park)

Location: West Chicago, DuPage County

Contaminants: Thorium · Uranium

Deleted: 2010


Kerr-McGee (Sewage Treatment Plant)

Location: West Chicago, DuPage County

Contaminants: Radium · Thorium · Uranium

Deleted: 2013


Petersen Sand & Gravel

Location: Libertyville, Lake County

Contaminants: Arsenic · Cadmium · Chromium · Lead · PAHs · PCBs · VOCs

Deleted: 1991