Superfund Site:

WRIGHT CHEMICAL CORPORATION
RIEGELWOOD, NC

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Kerisa Coleman
(404) 562-8831

Remedial Project Manager
Craig Zeller
(404) 562-8827

Site Location

Street Address:
STATE RD. 1878
RIEGELWOOD, NC 28456

Background

The Wright Chemical Corporation site is located in Riegelwood, North Carolina. The area is currently the location of a facility that manufactures hexamine, formaldehyde, organophospates and specialty chemicals. In the past, the facility operated an alum plant and was the site of former sulfuric acid manufacturing facilities and a former phosphate fertilizer manufacturing facility, which began operation in the 1880s. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency placed the site on the Superfund program’s National Priorities List (NPL) in 2011 because of contaminated groundwater, surface water, soil, sediment and aquatic biota resulting from facility operations. EPA and the North Carolina Department of ...
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