Superfund Site: BEACON HEIGHTS LANDFILL, BEACON FALLS, CT

Superfund Site Profile

www.epa.gov/superfund/beacon

The Beacon Heights Landfill site is a 34-acre area in Beacon Falls, Connecticut. Until 1979, it was used for disposal of industrial and municipal waste. Landfill operations included open burning, along with burial of non-combustibles. Solvents were detected in two private wells on Skokorat Road at levels that exceeded drinking water standards set by the state. Cleanup finished in December 1997.

TOPICS IN FOCUS

Institutional Controls are required for this site.

This site requires ICs because a decision document, such as a Record of Decision, has documented some level of contamination and/or remedy component at the site that would restrict use of the site. In order to determine the current status of ICs for this site, the site contacts should be consulted.

More information about institutional controls at this site.


SITE STATUS

Construction
Complete?
Yes (09/09/1998)
Human Exposure
Status

Under Control
Contaminated Ground
Water Status
Under Control
Site-Wide Ready for
Anticipated Use?
No