Superfund Site:

SUFFOLK CITY LANDFILL
SUFFOLK, VA

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Lavar Thomas
(215) 814-5535

Remedial Project Manager
Lisa Denmark
(215) 814-3314

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Site Location

Street Address:
UNOBTAINABLE
SUFFOLK, VA 23434

Background

The 67-acre Suffolk City Landfill site is located in Suffolk, Virginia. A sanitary landfill began operating at the site in 1967. The landfill accepted municipal solid waste, pesticides and chemical waste. Waste disposal activities contaminated soil and groundwater. Landfill operations ended in 1985 when a regional landfill became operational. The City designed a closure plan, which was submitted to the State. The city covered, graded, and replanted the landfill in 1988. After EPA assessed the site, it was added to the National Priorities List (NPL) in February 1990.

After initial actions, EPA determined that the site required no further cleanup. EPA took the site off ...
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