Superfund Site: AVTEX FIBERS, INC.
FRONT ROYAL, VA

Superfund Site Profile

SITE BACKGROUND

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.