KOPPERS CO., INC. (FLORENCE PLANT)
Superfund Site Profile
The Koppers Co., Inc. (Florence Plant) site is located in Florence, South Carolina. It includes the area where a wood-treating and preserving plant has operated for several decades. EPA placed the site on the Superfund program’s National Priorities List (NPL) in 1984 because of contaminated groundwater, sediment and soil resulting from facility operations. EPA, the State of South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC), and Koppers Co., Inc., the site’s potentially responsible party (PRP), have investigated site conditions and taken steps to clean up the site in order to protect people and the environment from contamination. Site contamination ...
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