Superfund Site:

FCX, INC. (WASHINGTON PLANT)
WASHINGTON, NC

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Kerisa Coleman
(404) 562-8831

Remedial Project Manager
Yvonne Jones
(404) 562-8793

Site Location

Street Address:
GRIMES RD
WASHINGTON, NC 27889

Background

The 12-acre FCX, Inc. (Washington Plant) site is located in Washington, North Carolina. The site includes the area where the Farmer’s Cooperative Exchange operated a farm supply distribution center from 1945 to 1985. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency placed the site on the Superfund program’s National Priorities List (NPL) in 1989 because of contaminated groundwater, surface water and soil resulting from waste handling practices. EPA and the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (NCDENR) 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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