Superfund Site:

RED PANTHER CHEMICAL COMPANY
CLARKSDALE, MS

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
LATONYA SPENCER
(404) 562-8463

Remedial Project Manager
Michael Taylor
(404) 562-8762

Site Location

Street Address:
1201 NORMANDY AVENUE, CLARKSDALE, MS 38614

Background

The Red Panther Chemical Company site is located in Clarksdale, Mississippi. It includes the area where the Red Panther Chemical Company operated a pesticide formulation plant from 1949 to 1996. The site also includes off-site residential properties affected by contamination from the plant. EPA placed the site on the Superfund program’s National Priorities List (NPL) in 2011 because of contaminated soil resulting from facility operations.

EPA, the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) and the site’s potentially responsible parties (PRPs) have investigated site conditions and taken steps to clean up the site in order to protect people and the environment from ...
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