Superfund Site:

HELENA CHEMICAL CO. (TAMPA PLANT)
TAMPA, FL

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
L'Tonya Spencer
(404) 562-8463

Remedial Project Manager
Carter Owens
(404) 562-8445

Site Location

Street Address:
2405 N 71TH ST
TAMPA, FL 33619

Background

The eight-acre Helena Chemical Company (Tampa) Site is located in the Orient Park section of Tampa, Florida. A pesticide manufacturing facility operated on site from 1929 to 1981. Pesticide packaging and distribution activities have continued from 1929 to the present, including during site cleanup activities. EPA placed the site on the Superfund program’s National Priorities List (NPL) in 1992 because of contaminated soil and groundwater resulting from facility operations.

EPA, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) and 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 ...
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