Superfund Site:

TERRY CREEK DREDGE SPOIL AREAS/HERCULES OUTFALL
BRUNSWICK, GA

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Angela Miller
(404) 562-8561

Remedial Project Manager
Scott Martin
(404) 562-8916

Site Location

Street Address:
ROUTE 17
BRUNSWICK, GA 31520

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Background

The site consists of a salt water tidal creek and marsh system contaminated with toxaphene, a chlorinated pesticide, caused by discharges by Hercules LLC (formerly known as Hercules Incorporated) during the manufacturing of toxaphene from the former pesticide plant. The site is located on the Atlantic coast directly east of the city of Brunswick, near the confluence of Terry Creek, Dupree Creek, and the Back River, north of the Torras Causeway and east of U.S. Highway 17. Due to technical complexities and the size of the site, EPA divided the site, in 2009, into three Operable Units (OUs): OU-1 – Outfall ...
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