Superfund Site:

KERR-MCGEE CHEMICAL CORP - COLUMBUS
COLUMBUS, MS

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Kerisa Coleman
(404) 562-8831

Remedial Project Manager
Charles King
(404) 562-8931

Site Location

Street Address:
EAST OF INT. OF N 14TH AVE & N 20TH ST, COLUMBUS, MS 39701

Background

The Kerr-McGee Chemical Corp – Columbus site is located in Columbus, Mississippi. The 90-acre site is located at 300 North 14th Avenue in Columbus, Mississippi, east of the intersection of North 14th Avenue and North 21st Street. The site boundary includes the former chemical manufacturing facility; in the future, EPA may expand the boundary to include residential properties. Businesses and neighborhoods, which include low-income and minority residents, surround the site. Schools and daycare facilities are also located nearby.

This site includes the area where Kerr-McGee Chemical and its successor, Tronox Incorporated (Tronox), operated a chemical manufacturing facility from 1928 to 2003. While ...
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