Superfund Site:

SHURON INC.
BARNWELL, SC

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Ronald Tolliver
(404) 562-9591

Remedial Project Manager
Hilary Thornton
(404) 562-8809

Site Location

Street Address:
100 CLINTON ST, BARNWELL, SC 29812

Background

The Shuron, Inc. site is located near Barnwell in Barnwell County, South Carolina. The site includes the area where Textron, Inc. operated an eyeglass lens manufacturing facility from 1958 to 1992. EPA placed the site on the National Priorities List (NPL) in 1996 because of contaminated groundwater, surface water, soil and sediment resulting from facility operations. EPA, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC), and Textron, 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. The PRP ...
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