Superfund Site:

POTTER'S SEPTIC TANK SERVICE PITS
MACO, NC

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
LATONYA SPENCER
(404) 562-8463

Remedial Project Manager
Beverly Stepter
(404) 562-8816

Site Location

Street Address:
OFF 74-76 NEAR SANDY CREEK & NORTHWEST, MACO, NC 28451

Background

The Potter's Septic Tank Service Pits site is located in Sandy Creek, North Carolina. It includes an area where a sludge hauling and oil spill cleanup company operated from 1969 to 1976. Between 1980 and 1983, the site and surrounding properties changed ownership and the new owner developed the area into a residential neighborhood. EPA placed the site on the National Priorities List (NPL) in 1989 because of contaminated groundwater and soil resulting from the operations and waste handling practices. EPA and the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (NCDENR) have investigated site conditions and taken steps to ...
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