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Aqua-Tech Environmental Inc (Groce Labs)

Location: Greer, Spartanburg County

Narrative: 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

Location: McCormick, McCormick County

Narrative: 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)

Location: Fountain Inn, Greenville County

Narrative: 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


Burlington Industries Cheraw

Location: Cheraw, Chesterfield County

Contaminants: PCBs


Carolawn, Inc.

Location: Fort Lawn, Chester County

Contaminants: Barium · Chromium · Lead · Trichloroethene · VOCs


Clearwater Finishing

Location: Clearwater, Aiken County

Contaminants: Cadmium · Chromium · Lead · Mercury · PAHs · PCBs


Elmore Waste Disposal

Location: Greer, Spartanburg County

Narrative: 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


Deleted Sites

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Geiger (C & M Oil)

Location: Rantowles, Charleston County

Contaminants: Chromium · Lead · VOCs

Deleted: 2014


Golden Strip Septic Tank Service

Location: Simpsonville, Greenville County

Contaminants: Cadmium · Chromium · Copper · Cyanide · Lead

Deleted: 1998


Independent Nail Co.

Location: Beaufort, Beaufort County

Contaminants: Cadmium · Chromium · Cyanide · Nickel · Zinc

Deleted: 1995


Koppers Co., Inc. (Florence Plant)

Location: Florence, Florence County

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

Deleted: 2013


Palmetto Recycling, Inc.

Location: Columbia, Richland County

Contaminants: Lead

Deleted: 2000


Rochester Property

Location: Travelers Rest, Greenville County

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

Deleted: 2007