New Hampshire Superfund (NPL) Sites

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Auburn Road Landfill

Location: Londonderry, Rockingham County

Narrative: Former landfill with three disposal areas comprising about 12 acres. Affected media included soils and groundwater.

Contaminants: PCBs Pesticides VOCs

Beede Waste Oil

Location: Plaistow, Rockingham County

Narrative: Former waste oil storage and recycling facility. Affected media included soils, groundwater, and sediments in a short stretch of nearby Kelley Creek.

Contaminants: Lead PAHs PCBs Petroleum Hydrocarbons VOCs

Chlor-Alkali Facility

Location: Berlin, Coos County

Narrative: Former facility that manufactured chlorine, caustic soda, hydrogen, and chloroform. The chlorine was used in a nearby paper mill. Process-related chemicals were disposed of on-site, resulting in contamination of ground water and soils on-site, and sediments of the adjacent Androscoggin River.

Contaminants: Dioxins Furans Lead Mercury

Coakley Landfill

Location: Greenland and North Hampton, Rockingham County

Narrative: A 27-acre landfill that accepted municipal, industrial, and incinerator wastes. Affected media include soils, groundwater, and sediments.

Contaminants: Arsenic Benzene 2-Butanone Chromium 1,4-Dioxane Lead Phenol Tetrahydrofuran VOCs

Collins & Aikman

Location: Farmington, Strafford County

Narrative: Former injection-molding and painting facility that produced automotive instrument panels and other products. Chemical releases resulted in groundwater contamination that forced a nearby municipal water supply well out of service.

Contaminants: Acetone 2-Butanone Isopropyl alcohol Methylene chloride Methyl isobutyl ketone Tetrachloroethene Trichloroethene Xylenes

Dover Municipal Landfill

Location: Dover, Strafford County

Narrative: An inactive 50-acre landfill. The principal affected medium is groundwater.

Contaminants: Arsenic VOCs

Fletcher's Paint Works and Storage

Location: Milford, Hillsborough County

Narrative: Manufactured and sold paints and stains from 1949 until 1991. There was a manufacturing plant/retail outlet and a storage area. Many years of releases contaminated soil, groundwater, and nearby sediments in the Souhegan River.

Contaminants: Benzene Lead Nickel PAHs PCBs Toluene VOCs

Kearsarge Metallurgical Corp.

Location: Conway, Carroll County

Narrative: Made precision stainless steel castings, and created wastes that the company dumped in a wooded wetland near the facility.

Contaminants: Chromium Copper Nickel Silica dust Trichloroethane VOCs

Keefe Environmental Services

Location: Epping, Rockingham County

Narrative: A chemical waste storage facility, with thousands of drums, several large aboveground storage tanks, and a 400,000-gallon synthetically lined lagoon. Solvents, acids, caustics, heavy metals, paint sludges, waste oils and organic chemicals were disposed of, leading to soil and groundwater contamination on and off the property.

Contaminants: Benzene 1,2-Dichloroethane 1,1-Dichloroethene 1,4-Dioxane Tetrachloroethene Trichloroethene

Mottolo Pig Farm

Location: Raymond, Rockingham County

Narrative: Over 1,600 drums and pails of wastes were disposed of in a small fill area on the property. Those wastes subsequently migrated to groundwater and threatened nearby private wells.

Contaminants: Arsenic VOCs

New Hampshire Plating Co.

Location: Merrimack, Hillsborough County

Narrative: Discharged wastewater containing metals, solvents, and cyanide into unlined lagoons, eventually affecting soils, wetlands, and groundwater.

Contaminants: Cadmium Cyanide Heavy Metals VOCs

Ottati & Goss/Kingston Steel Drum

Location: Kingston, Rockingham County

Narrative: Various operators rinsed chemical drums and disposed of the rinse water in a dry well and later in lagoons. These activities contaminated soil, surface water, and groundwater.


Contaminants: Metals PCBs VOCs

Pease Air Force Base

Location: Portsmouth, Newington, and Greenland, Rockingham County

Narrative: Chemical wastes generated by the U.S. Air Force contaminated soil, groundwater, surface water and sediment.

Contaminants: PAHs Pesticides Tetrachloroethene Trichloroethene

Savage Municipal Water Supply Well

Location: Milford, Hillsborough County

Narrative: Four industrial plants west of the previously operational Savage Municipal Water Supply well released untreated process waters and wastes to the ground or to surface water.

Contaminants: Chromium Heavy Metals Lead Nickel Tetrachloroethene 1,1,1-Trichloroethane Trichloroethene Vinyl Chloride VOCs

Somersworth Sanitary Landfill

Location: Somersworth, Strafford County

Narrative: A former sanitary landfill that accepted and sometimes burned municipal and industrial wastes, resulting in groundwater contamination.

Contaminants: Arsenic Chromium Lead VOCs

South Municipal Water Supply Well

Location: Peterborough, Hillsborough County

Narrative: Solvent use and disposal at the nearby New Hampshire Ball Bearings facility resulted in groundwater contamination that reached a mnunicipal water supply well.

Contaminants: Benzene Chloroform PCBs Toluene VOCs


Location: Nashua, Hillsborough County

Narrative: A former sand pit in a rural residential area. Use as an illegal waste disposal operation led to soil and groundwater contamination.

Contaminants: Benzene 2-Butanone Chlorobenzene Chloroform 1,1-Dichloroethane trans-1,2-Dichloroethene Methylene Chloride Methyl methacrylate Phenols Selenium Toluene 1,1,1-Trichloroethane 1,1,2-Trichloroethane Vinyl Chloride

Tibbett's Road

Location: Barrington, Strafford County

Narrative: Disposal of drums containing solvents led to soil and groundwater contamination.

Contaminants: Arsenic Benzene Dioxins PCBs Trichloroethene Toluene VOCs Xylenes

Tinkham Garage

Location: Londonderry, Rockingham County

Narrative: Improper waste disposal at this facility resulted in contamination of surface water and groundwater.

Contaminants: VOCs

Troy Mills Landfill

Location: Troy, Cheshire County

Contaminants: Benzene 1,1-Dichloroethane 1,2-Dichloroethane Ethylbenzene Iron Manganese Tetrachloroethene Toluene 1,1,1-Trichloroethane Trichloroethene

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Town Garage/Radio Beacon

Location: Londonderry, Rockingham County

Contaminants: Dichloroethane Dichloroethene VOCs

Deleted: 2014

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