Superfund Site:

SIXTY ONE INDUSTRIAL PARK
MEMPHIS, TN

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Remedial Project Manager
Michael Townsend
(404) 562-8813

Site Location

Street Address:
5607 HWY 61 SOUTH
MEMPHIS, TN 38107

Background

The 78-acre site is located in Memphis in southwestern Shelby County, Tennessee. Undeveloped, forested land borders the site to the north, south and west. Several lakes are located north of the site. Commercial businesses and residential areas are located south of the site. A structure located on Highway 61 borders the site to the southeast, occupying 15 acres that were formerly part of the site. Beginning in 1956, a pyrotechnic and ordnance production facility operated on site. A metal plating facility also operated on site.

Operations disposed of production wastes in unlined lagoons on site. When production and plating operations ended, storage ...
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