Superfund Site:

E.I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS & CO., INC. (NEWPORT PIGMENT PLANT LANDFILL)
NEWPORT, DE

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Darriel Swatts
(215) 814-5536

Remedial Project Manager
Anthony Iacobone
(215) 814-5237

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Site Location

Street Address:
JAMES & WATER STS, NEWPORT, DE 19804

Background

The 120-acre E.I. DuPont De Nemours & Co., Inc. (a.k.a. Newport Landfill) Site consists of: 

  • a paint pigment product facility (the BASF plant),
  • a groundwater treatment plant,
  • two capped, former industrial landfills separated by the Christina (known locally by some as the Christiana River),
  • a solar array,
  • a recreational park, and
  • wetland areas and portions of the Christina River where Site-related contaminants migrated.

One part of the Site is in the town of Newport and another part is in unincorporated New Castle County, Delaware.

The Christina River, which is used for recreational purposes, flows between the seven-acre North Landfill and the 15-acre South ...
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