Superfund Site:

HIDDEN LANE LANDFILL
STERLING, VA

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Meg Broughton
(215) 814-5494

Remedial Project Manager
Bruce Rundell
(215) 814-3317

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Site Location

Street Address:
OFF OF PERSIMMON LN, ~3/4 MILE N OF RT 7
STERLING, VA 20165

Background

The Hidden Lane Landfill was a 25-acre privately owned and operated disposal facility north of Virginia Route 7 between the Broad Run Farms and Countryside communities. It is immediately adjacent to the floodplain of the Potomac River. Starting in 1971, the facility accepted a variety of solid wastes including construction and demolition wastes, land clearing wastes and other items such as appliances, tires, paper and cardboard. The county closed down the facility in 1984, pursuant to a local court decision the year before. The Hidden Lane Landfill had been named by county and state health officials as the likely source of ...
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