EPA Superfund Program: CABOT/KOPPERS, GAINESVILLE, FL

Superfund Site Profile

 

The Cabot/Koppers site is located in Gainesville, Florida. The site is made up of two properties, Cabot Carbon property and the Koppers property.  The Koppers property includes the area where a wood-treating facility operated between 1916 and 2009. The Cabot Carbon property includes the area where a charcoal production facility operated. EPA placed the site on the Superfund Program’s National Priorities List (NPL) in 1984 because of contaminated soil and groundwater. Facility operations caused this contamination.

Beazer East, Inc. and Cabot Corporation are the site’s potentially responsible parties (PRPs). They investigated site conditions and have taken steps to clean up the site, in order to protect people and the environment from contamination. Residences and businesses are connected to the public water supply by a waterline.

EPA, FDEP and site PRPs continue to protect people and the environment from site contamination by treating groundwater, testing soil, conducting cleanup activities and undertaking Five-Year Reviews.

 

TOPICS IN FOCUS

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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