Superfund Site:

BLACK RIVER PCBS
TOWN OF CHAMPION, NY

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Michael Basile
(716) 551-4410

Remedial Project Manager
Mark Dannenberg
(212) 637-4251

Site Location

Street Address:
END OF HEWITT DRIVE
TOWN OF CHAMPION, NY 13619

Background

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The Black River PCBs Superfund site (Site) consists of a section of the Black River, beginning just below the dam at Carthage and West Carthage, NY, and extending downstream to the dam located at Herrings, NY. The Site was proposed for inclusion on the National Priorities List on March 4, 2010. State Route 3 runs along the northern edge of the river in the vicinity of the site. The site is currently delineated as a three mile stretch of the Black River

The Site consists of PCB-contaminated sediment. Historical information indicates that tanneries, paper mills, and other industries have operated along the ...
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