BLACK RIVER PCBS
TOWN OF CHAMPION, NY
Superfund Site Profile
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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