Superfund Site:

BRANTLEY LANDFILL
ISLAND, KY

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Angela Miller
(404) 562-8561

Remedial Project Manager
Deborah Cox
(404) 562-8317

Site Location

Street Address:
6875 HWY-85 East, ISLAND, KY 42350

Background

The Brantley Landfill site includes the area where Barmet Corporation operated a landfill from 1978 to 1980. The EPA placed the Site on the Superfund program’s National Priorities List (NPL) in 1990 because of air, groundwater, sediment, soil and surface water contamination resulting from landfill operations. The EPA, the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection (KDEP) and Barmet Corporation (then Commonwealth Aluminum Concast, Inc. and now Aleris), the site’s potentially responsible party (PRP), have investigated site conditions and taken steps to cleanup the site in order to protect human health and the environment from contamination. Site contamination does not currently threaten ...
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