EPA Superfund Program: LANDIA CHEMICAL COMPANY, LAKELAND, FL

Superfund Site Profile

The 13-acre Landia Chemical Company (LCC) site is located in Lakeland, Florida. It includes two properties, the former LCC property and the former Florida Favorite Fertilizer (FFF) property; the properties were used for industrial operations beginning in the 1930s and 1940s, respectively. EPA placed the site on the Superfund program’s National Priorities List (NPL) in 2000 because of contaminated soil, groundwater and sediment resulting from past facility operations. EPA, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) and the site’s potentially responsible parties (PRPs) 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. Both residents and businesses use the public water system for drinking water. By cleaning up the site and monitoring groundwater, EPA, FDEP and the site’s PRPs continue to protect people and the environment from site contamination.

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SITE STATUS

Construction
Complete?
No
Human Exposure
Status

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