Superfund Site:

CHEMFAX, INC.
GULFPORT, MS

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Ronald Tolliver
(404) 562-9591

Remedial Project Manager
BRIAN FARRIER
(404) 562-8952

Site Location

Street Address:
THREE RIVERS ROAD AND CREOSOTE ROAD
GULFPORT, MS 39505

Background

The 11-acre Chemfax, Inc. site is located in Gulfport, Harrison County, Mississippi. The site is bordered to the east by Three Rivers Road and by Creosote Road to the south. Located to the north is County Barn Road and Bernard Bayou, and to the west are a rail line and the abandoned Alpine Masonite facility. The site began operations in 1955, producing synthetic hydrocarbon resins and waxes from petroleum products. The primary operation at the time business ceased in 1995 was a paraffin blending process in which different grades of paraffin wax were heated together to a liquid state, blended, and then cooled with water. ...
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