Superfund Site:

AMERICAN CREOSOTE WORKS INC (LOUISVILLE)
LOUISVILLE, MS

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Ronald Tolliver
(404) 562-9591

Remedial Project Manager
Michael Taylor
(404) 562-8762

Site Location

Street Address:
RAILROAD AVE, LOUISVILLE, MS 39339

Background

The 120-acre American Creosote Works, Inc. (ACW) site is located in Louisville, Mississippi. It includes the area where a wood-treating facility operated from 1912 to 1997. EPA placed the site on the Superfund program’s National Priorities List (NPL) in 2001 because of contaminated groundwater, sediment and soil resulting from facility operations. EPA, the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) have investigated site conditions and taken steps to clean up the site in order to protect people and the environment from contamination. Site contamination does not currently threaten people living and working near ...
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