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ABC One Hour Cleaners

Location: Jacksonville, Onslow County

Narrative: Former dry cleaning facility that buried some wastes and discharged others into a septic system, resulting in soil and groundwater contamination.

Contaminants: 1,2-Dichloroethene Tetrachloroethene Trichloroethene Vinyl Chloride


Aberdeen Contaminated Groundwater

Location: Jacksonville, Onslow County

Narrative: Groundwater contamination that may have originated from a former manufacturing facility nearby.

Contaminants: Trichloroethene


Aberdeen Pesticide Dumps

Location: Aberdeen, Moore County

Narrative: A pesticide formulation company operated at the property for more than fifty years, resulting in soil, sediment, surface water, and groundwater contamination.

Contaminants: Benzene DDE DDT Dibromochloropropane Ethylbenzene Toluene Toxaphene Xylenes


Barber Orchard

Location: Waynesville, Haywood County

Narrative: Parts of this orchard were sold for residential use. EPA subsequently removed and replaced the top foot of soil from 28 residences due to pesticide contamination and performed other related activities. Groundwater monitoring is ongoing.

Contaminants: DDD DDT Dieldrin Endrin Hexachlorocyclohexane Lead arsenate


Benfield Industries, Inc.

Location: Waynesville, Haywood County

Narrative: Until the early 1980s, the facility mixed and packaged materials, including paint thinners, solvents, sealants, cleaners, and other products. Facility operations and a subsequent fire contaminated soil and groundwater.

Contaminants: Heavy Metals PAHs Pesticides VOCs


Blue Ridge Plating

Location: Arden, Buncombe County

Contaminants: Heavy Metals PAHs VOCs


Bypass 601 Ground Water Contamination

Location: Concord, Cabarrus County

Contaminants: Lead VOCs


Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base

Location: Jacksonville, Onslow County

Contaminants: Metals PAHs PCBs Pesticides VOCs


Cape Fear Wood Preserving

Location: Fayetteville, Cumberland County

Contaminants: Arsenic Chromium Copper PAHs


Carolina Transformer Co.

Location: Fayetteville, Cumberland County

Contaminants: PCBs VOCs


Celanese Corp. (Shelby Fiber Operations)

Location: Shelby, Cleveland County

Contaminants: PAHs VOCs


Charles Macon Lagoon & Drum Storage

Location: Cordova, Richmond County

Contaminants: Benzene PAHs Tetrachloroethene Trichloroethene Vinyl Chloride


Chemtronics, Inc.

Location: Swannanoa, Buncombe County

Contaminants: Metals SVOCs VOCs


Cherry Point Marine Corps Air Station

Location: Havelock, Craven County

Contaminants: Metals PAHs VOCs


Cristex Drum

Location: Oxford, Granville County

Contaminants: Copper Manganese Tetrachloroethane Trichloroethene


CTS of Asheville

Location: Asheville, Buncombe County

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


Davis Park Road TCE

Location: Gastonia, Gaston County

Contaminants: Chloroform 1,1-Dichloroethene MTBE Tetrachloroethene Trichloroethene


FCX, Inc. (Statesville)

Location: Statesville, Iredell County

Contaminants: Pesticides VOCs


FCX, Inc. (Washington Plant)

Location: Washington, Beaufort County

Contaminants: Chlordane DDT Mercury VOCs


Geigy Chemical Corp. (Aberdeen Plant)

Location: Aberdeen, Moore County

Contaminants: Pesticides VOCs


General Electric Co/Shepherd Farm

Location: East Flat Rock, Henderson County

Contaminants: Metals PCBs Tetrachloroethene Trichloroethene Vinyl Chloride


GMH Electronics

Location: Roxboro, Person County

Contaminants: Benzene 1,1-Dichloroethene 1,2-Dichloroethene Tetrachloroethene Toluene 1,1,1-Trichloroethane Trichloroethene Xylenes


Hemphill Road TCE

Location: Gastonia, Gaston County

Contaminants: Tetrachloroethene Trichloroethene VOCs


Holcomb Creosote Co.

Location: Yadkinville, Yadkin County

Contaminants: Creosote PAHs VOCs


Horton Iron & Metal

Location: Wilmington, New Hanover County

Contaminants: Metals PCBs Pesticides SVOCs VOCs


Jadco-Hughes Facility

Location: Belmont, Gaston County

Contaminants: Heavy Metals VOCs


JFD Electronics/Channel Master

Location: Oxford, Granville County

Contaminants: Cyanide Chromium Metals VOCs


Kerr-McGee Chemical Corp.

Location: Navassa, Brunswick County

Contaminants: Creosote PAHs


Koppers Co. Inc.

Location: Morrisville, Wake County

Contaminants: 2,4-Dichlorophenol Dioxins Pentachlorophenol


National Starch & Chemical Corp.

Location: Salisbury, Rowan County

Contaminants: Metals PAHs VOCs


NC State University (Lot 86,Farm Unit #1)

Location: Raleigh, Wake County

Contaminants: Heavy Metals PAHs PCBs Pesticides Radionuclides VOCs


North Belmont PCE

Location: Belmont, Gaston County

Contaminants: Tetrachloroethene


Ore Knob Mine

Location: Jefferson, Ashe County

Contaminants: Arsenic Copper Mercury Zinc


Potter's Septic Tank Service Pits

Location: Sandy Creek, Brunswick County

Contaminants: Benzene Chromium Ethylbenzene Lead Naphthalene Tetrachloroethene Toluene Trichloroethene 1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene 1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene Xylenes


Ram Leather Care

Location: Charlotte, Mecklenberg County

Contaminants: Bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate Pesticides Petroleum hydrocarbons Trichloroethene


Sigmon's Septic Tank Service

Location: Statesville, Iredell County

Contaminants: Arsenic 1,4-Dichlorobenzene Manganese Mercury


Ward Transformer

Location: Raleigh, Wake County

Contaminants: PCBs


Wright Chemical Corporation

Location: Riegelwood, Columbus County

Contaminants: Acetone Arsenic Formaldehyde Lead Metals Pesticides SVOCs VOCs


Deleted Sites

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Martin-Marietta, Sodyeco, Inc.

Location: Charlotte, Mecklenberg County

Contaminants: Chlorobenzene Ethylbenzene Tetrachloroethene Toluene Trichloroethene Xylenes

Deleted: 2012


New Hanover County Airport Burn Pit

Location: Wilmington, New Hanover County

Contaminants: Benzene Chloroform Chromium 1,2-Dichloroethane Ethylbenzene Lead

Deleted: 2012


Reasor Chemical Company

Location: Castle Hayne, New Hanover County

Contaminants: Heavy Metals PAHs VOCs

Deleted: 2018


Roadside PCB Spill

Location: 210 Miles of North Carolina Roadside

Contaminants: PCBs

Deleted: 1986


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