EPA Superfund Program: AVTEX FIBERS, INC., FRONT ROYAL, VA

Superfund Site Profile

The Avtex Fibers, Inc. site is located in Front Royal, Virginia. The area includes a 440-acre plant that manufactured rayon and other synthetics from 1940 to 1989. Plant waste disposed of in on-site impoundments and fill areas contaminated groundwater, soil and the Shenandoah River with hazardous chemicals. Cleanup is underway.


SITE STATUS

Construction
Complete?
Yes (08/29/2014)
Human Exposure
Status

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