Superfund Site Profile
The 1,065-acre Chemtronics, Inc. property is located in rural Swannanoa, North Carolina. The Superfund portion encompasses 535 acres of this property. The primary products manufactured on-Site were explosives, propellants, incapacitating agents, and a variety of specialty chemicals. The Site is divided into two distinctly separate geographic areas commonly referred to as the Front Valley (FV) and the Back Valley (BV). The Unnamed Branch drains the FV and Gregg Branch drains the BV, both of these streams drain into Bee Tree Creek.
Manufacturing activities occurred primarily in the FV, and material testing and waste disposal occurred primarily in the BV. Manufacturing, testing, ...
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