Superfund Site:

TYBOUTS CORNER LANDFILL
NEW CASTLE, DE

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Amanda Miles
(215) 814-5557

Remedial Project Manager
Andrea Bain
(215) 814-3292

Site Location

Street Address:
US RTE 13 & DEL RTE 71, NEW CASTLE, DE 19720

Background

The Tybouts Corner Landfill Site is located in New Castle County, Delaware approximately 10 miles south of Wilmington and four miles west of the Delaware River. The Site was used by the New Castle County Department of Public Works as a municipal sanitary landfill that also accepted industrial wastes from December 1968 until July 1971.

The landfill consisted of two noncontiguous sections, a west landfill that was about four acres in size and the main landfill that was about 47 acres, ranging from five to 40 feet thick. Contamination was found in two nearby wells in 1976 and again in 1983.

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