BEAUNIT CORP. (CIRCULAR KNIT & DYEING PLANT)
FOUNTAIN INN, SC
Superfund Site Profile
The Beaunit Corp. (Circular Knit & Dyeing Plant) site is located along Valley View Road in northwest Fountain Inn, 15 miles southeast of Greenville. It includes a lagoon area where a knitting, dyeing and finishing plant disposed of wastewater from its operations from 1951 to 1977. EPA placed the site on the Superfund program’s National Priorities List (NPL) in 1990 because of contaminated groundwater and soil resulting from waste handling practices.
EPA, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC), and the site’s potentially responsible parties (PRPs) have investigated site conditions and taken steps to clean up the site ...
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