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Abex Corporation

Location: Portsmouth

Narrative: Former brass and bronze foundry. Activities led to contamination of soil.

Contaminants: Lead


Arrowhead Associates/Scovill Corp.

Location: Montross, Westmoreland County

Narrative: Waste disposal practices at a former manufacturer of cosmetics cases led to soil and groundwater contamination.

Contaminants: VOCs


Atlantic Wood Industries

Location: Portsmouth

Narrative: A former wood treating facility, also used at one time for sand blasting naval equipment.

Contaminants: Arsenic Chromium Copper Dioxins Lead PAHs Pentachlorophenol Zinc


Avtex Fibers

Location: Front Royal, Warren County

Narrative: Facility that manufactured rayon and other fibers. Wastes were disposed of in impoundments and fill areas, resulting in contamination of soil, groundwater, and the nearby Shenandoah River.

Contaminants: Antimony Arsenic Carbon Disulfide Lead PAHs PCBs


Buckingham County Landfill

Location: Near Dillwyn, Buckingham County

Narrative: Landfill were solvent and paste wastes were dumped into trenches and allowed to evaporate. Remaining materials and crushed drums were buried. Groundwater contamination resulted.

Contaminants: 1,4-Dioxane VOCs


Chisman Creek

Location: Seaford, York County

Contaminants: Arsenic Nickel Selenium Sulfate Vanadium


Culpeper Wood Preservers, Inc.

Location: Near Culpeper

Contaminants: Arsenic Chromium Copper


Defense General Supply Center

Location: South of Richmond, Chesterfield County

Contaminants: Heavy Metals PAHs Pesticides VOCs


Former Nansemond Ordnance Depot

Location: Suffolk

Contaminants: Dinitrobenzene Dinitrotoluene Heavy Metals PCBs SVOCs Tetryl Trinitrotoluene VOCs


Fort Eustis

Location: Newport News

Contaminants: Heavy Metals PAHs PCBs Pesticides SVOCs VOCs


Greenwood Chemical Company

Location: Newton, Albemarle County

Contaminants: Bis-2-chloroethyl ether Carbon Tetrachloride Chloroform Naphthalene


H & H Inc. Burn Pit

Location: Montpelier, Hanover County

Contaminants: Benzene Lead PCBs Phthalates Toluene Vinyl Chloride Xylenes


Hidden Lane Landfill

Location: Sterling, Loudon County

Contaminants: Trichloroethene


Kim-Stan Landfill

Location: Selma, Alleghany County

Contaminants: Antimony Arsenic Barium Manganese Nickel Thallium Vinyl Chloride


L.A. Clarke & Son

Location: Spotsylvania

Contaminants: Benzene Creosote PAHs


Langley Air Force Base

Location: Hampton

Contaminants: Metals PCBs Pesticides Polychlorinated Terphenyls VOCs


Marine Corps Combat Development Command

Location: Quantico, Prince William County

Contaminants: cis-1,2-Dichloroethene Vinyl Chloride


Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek

Location: Norfolk

Contaminants: Cyanide Heavy Metals PCBs Pesticides Solvents Tetrachloroethene


Naval Surface Warfare Center - Dahlgren

Location: Dahlgren, King George County

Contaminants: Metals PCBs Radionuclides SVOCs VOCs


Naval Weapons Station Yorktown

Location: Yorktown, York County

Contaminants: Arsenic Cadmium Chlordane 1,2-Dichloroethene amino-Dinitrotoluenes Ethylbenzene Explosives Heptachlor Chromium HMX Lead Mercury PAHs PCBs Phenols RDX Thallium TNT Toluene Trichloroethane Trichloroethene Zinc


Naval Weapons Station - Cheatham Annex

Location: Williamsburg

Contaminants: Explosives Metals SVOCs


Norfolk Naval Base

Location: Norfolk

Contaminants: Dichloroethenes Metals PCBs Pesticides SVOCs Tetrachloroethene Trichloroethene VOCs


Norfolk Naval Shipyard

Location: Portsmouth

Contaminants: Metals Petroleum hydrocarbons SVOCs VOCs


Peck Iron and Metal

Location: Portsmouth

Contaminants: PCBs Metals


Rentokil, Inc.

Location: Richmond, Henrico County

Contaminants: Arsenic Chromium Copper Creosote Dioxins Pentachlorophenol


St. Juliens Creek Annex (US Navy)

Location: Chesapeake

Contaminants: Chloroform cis-1,2-Dichloroethene Methylene Chloride Trichloroethene Vinyl Chloride


Saltville Waste Disposal Ponds

Location: Saltville, Smyth County

Contaminants: Mercury


Saunders Supply Company

Location: Chuckatuck, Suffolk County

Contaminants: Arsenic Pentachlorophenol


U.S. Titanium

Location: Piney River, Nelson County

Contaminants: Aluminum Cadmium Copper Iron Nickel Zinc


Deleted Sites

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C & R Battery

Location: Chesterfield County

Contaminants: Lead

Deleted: 2022


Dixie Caverns County Landfill

Location: Roanoke County

Contaminants: Heavy Metals PAHs VOCs

Deleted: 2001


First Piedmont Corporation Rock Quarry

Location: Near Beaver Park, Pittsylvania County

Contaminants: Arsenic Chromium Lead Zinc

Deleted: 2020


Matthews Electroplating

Location: Roanoke

Contaminants: Cadmium Chromium Nickel

Deleted: 1989


Rhinehart Tire Fire Dump

Location: Winchester, Frederick County

Contaminants: Zinc

Deleted: 2005


Suffolk City Landfill

Location: Suffolk

Contaminants: Pesticides

Deleted: 1995


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