AMERICAN CREOSOTE WORKS, INC. (JACKSON PLANT)
Superfund Site Profile
The 60-acre American Creosote Works, Inc. (Jackson Plant) Superfund Site is located southwest of Jackson, Tennessee and includes numerous lagoons and other low-lying areas. The site is bordered by the Seaboard Railroad to the south, the Forked Deer River to the southwest, Central Creek to the north and west, and Industrial facilities to the east. The site’s broader surroundings include industrial, commercial and residential areas.
The site includes an area where a wood-treating facility operated from the early 1930s to late 1981. Several public and private wells are located within a three-mile radius of the site, including a city well ...
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