Superfund Site:

CHARLES MACON LAGOON AND DRUM STORAGE
CORDOVA, NC

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Remedial Project Manager
Hilary Thornton
(404) 562-8809

Site Location

Street Address:
COUNTY RD 1103
CORDOVA, NC 28330

Background

The Charles Macon Lagoon and Drum Storage site is located in Cordova, North Carolina. It includes two separate, independently owned parcels of land: a 40-acre area owned by the Macon family and a 1-acre area owned by the Dockery family. The site, also known as the Macon Dockery site, includes the area where a waste oil recycling facility operated from 1979 to 1982. EPA placed the site on the Superfund program’s National Priorities List (NPL) in 1987 because of contaminated groundwater and soil resulting from facility operations. EPA, the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ), and two of the ...
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