with Known Contamination
plant has released chemical emissions into the air since 1983.
emissions travel roughly east - southeast and are detectable 1.5
of concern: dichloromethane
||6955 S. Somewhere Ave.
production since 1994. The plant releases waste into the river
downstream from the town.
of concern: copper, lead and zinc
|Eastern Middle West Country Club
||33rd Ave. and Midwest Blvd.
in 1975, the golf course stores and applies pesticides. Recently,
there has been movement of pesticides through the soil into a
neighboring area. The contamination has not reached the ground
water and the pesticide levels are decreasing due to biotransformation
into less toxic or non-toxic chemicals.
pesticide storage tank has released pesticide vapors into the
air on 6 occasions in the last year. On three occasions, residents
nearest to the golf course complained about the odor. It is estimated
that the airborne contamination was restricted to an area within
¼ mile of the storage tank.
of concern: carbamates, pyrethrins, and organophosphates (used
in numerous comercial pesticides).
||2626 E. 25th Ave.
plant manufactures fertilizers for agricultural crops. A Class
I injection well was installed in 1992 to deposit liquid waste
into deep, isolated, underground areas below potable (= drinking)
of concern: ammonia and nitrates