Superfund Site: SHPACK LANDFILL, NORTON/ATTLEBORO, MA

Superfund Site Profile

www.epa.gov/superfund/shpack

The Shpack Landfill site covers 9.4 acres in Attleboro and Norton, Massachusetts. The landfill, which operated from 1946 until the 1970s, received domestic and industrial wastes, including inorganic and organic chemicals, as well as radioactive waste. Facility operations contaminated soil, sediment and groundwater with hazardous chemicals. Site cleanup is ongoing.

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. These ICs are required to help ensure the site is used in an appropriate way and that activities at the site do not damage the cleanup components. These ICs will remain in place for as long as the contamination and/or cleanup components stay on site.  The site contacts should be consulted if there are questions on the ICs for this site.

More information about institutional controls at this site.


SITE STATUS

Construction
Complete?
Yes (09/18/2014)
Human Exposure
Status

Under Control
Contaminated Ground
Water Status
Under Control
Site-Wide Ready for
Anticipated Use?
Yes