EPA Superfund Program: STAUFFER CHEMICAL CO. (COLD CREEK PLANT), BUCKS, AL

Superfund Site Profile

The Stauffer Chemical Co. (Cold Creek Plant) site is located in Bucks, Alabama. It includes the area where Stauffer Chemical Company (Stauffer) operated an agricultural chemical manufacturing facility beginning in 1966. EPA placed the site on the Superfund program’s National Priorities List (NPL) in 1984 because of contaminated groundwater, sediment and soil resulting from manufacturing operations. EPA, the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) and Syngenta Crop Protection, Inc., the site’s potentially responsible party (PRP), have investigated site conditions and taken steps to clean up the site in order to protect people and the environment from contamination. Site contamination does not currently threaten people living and working near the site. A water line connects residences and businesses to the public water supply. By treating , site contaminants and undertaking Five-Year Reviews, EPA, ADEM and the site’s PRP continue to protect people and the environment from site contamination.


SITE STATUS

Construction
Complete?
No
Human Exposure
Status

Under Control
Contaminated Ground
Water Status
Under Control
Site-Wide Ready for
Anticipated Use?
No