Superfund Site:

HEMPHILL ROAD TCE
GASTONIA, NC

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Abena Ajanaku
(404) 562-8834

Remedial Project Manager
DONNA SEADLER
(404) 562-8870

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Site Location

Street Address:
HEMPHILL ROAD, GASTONIA, NC 28056

Background

The Hemphill Road TCE (trichloroethylene) site is located in South Gastonia, North Carolina. The EPA placed the site on the Superfund program’s National Priorities List (NPL) in 2013 because of contaminated groundwater that has affected private and community drinking water supplies. The EPA and the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ, formerly known as the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources or NCDENR) have taken steps to protect members of the local community from the contamination by providing whole-house well filters to four property owners where TCE exceeded the Maximum Contaminant Limit (MCL) and by monitoring private ...
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