Superfund Site:

SOUTHERN SOLVENTS, INC.
TAMPA, FL

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
LTonya Spencer
(404) 562-8463

Remedial Project Manager
Karl Wilson
(404) 562-9295

Site Location

Street Address:
4009 WEST LINEBAUGH AVENUE
TAMPA, FL 33624

Background

The Southern Solvents, Inc. site is located in Tampa, Florida. It includes the area where a cleaning solvent distributor operated from the late 1970s to 1989. EPA placed the site on the Superfund program’s National Priorities List (NPL) in 2000 because of contaminated soil and groundwater resulting from periodic spills of cleaning solvents – substances used to dissolve other substances – at the site. EPA and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) have investigated site conditions and taken steps to clean up the site in order to protect people and the environment from contamination. Site contamination does not currently ...
Continue reading background »