Superfund Site:

VARSOL SPILL
MIAMI, FL

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Remedial Project Manager
SHELBY JOHNSON

Site Location

Street Address:
MIAMI INT'L AIRPORT, MIAMI, FL 33159

Background

The Varsol Spill site is located in Miami, Florida. It includes an area of the Miami International Airport where fuel spills occurred starting in 1966. The EPA placed the site on the Superfund program’s National Priorities List (NPL) in 1983 because of contaminated groundwater and surface water resulting from these spills. EPA, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) and Eastern Airlines, 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.

In 1985, following site investigations and analyses, the EPA determined there ...
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