Superfund Site Profile
The 2,400-acre site is located 1.5 miles west of Plymouth in Martin County, North Carolina. The site includes an active wood and paper products manufacturing facility. Welch Creek is located on the eastern portion of the site. Facility parking areas, green space and wastewater settling ponds are located along the bank of Welch Creek. The Landfill No.1 area covers 82 acres of the site. Forest and residential areas with low-income and minority residents surround the site.
In 1937, Kieckhefer-Eddy Company began operations at the site. The Weyerhaeuser Company managed operations at the site from 1957 until 2007. Currently, Domtar Corporation owns and operates the facility.