Superfund Site:

BROWN'S DUMP
JACKSONVILLE, FL

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Angela Miller
(404) 562-8561

Remedial Project Manager
Joe Alfano
(404) 562-8933

Site Location

Street Address:
4300 PEARCE STREET
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32209

Background

The 250-acre site is located in a residential and industrial area in the City of Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida. The site includes the former Mary McLeod Bethune Elementary School, a Jacksonville Electric Authority (JEA) electrical substation, and single-family homes and multi-family apartment complexes, which include low-income residents. From the late 1940s until the mid-1950s, the City of Jacksonville operated a landfill at the site and disposed of ash from municipal incinerators there. The City closed the landfill in 1953 and Duval County School Board obtained the property in 1955 through condemnation for construction of a school. During this time, development ...
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