Superfund Site:

BARITE HILL/NEVADA GOLDFIELDS
MCCORMICK, SC

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Abena Ajanaku
(404) 562-8834

Remedial Project Manager
Candice Teichert
(404) 562-8821

Site Location

Street Address:
NORTHERN SIDE OF SECONDARY HWY S-33-30, MCCORMICK, SC 29835

Announcements and Key Topics

In March 2018, EPA's contractor installed additional groundwater wells and collected groundwater and surface water samples. On April 3rd, EPA's contractor began a groundwater dye tracer study. The purpose of the study is to better understand the route of groundwater flow into the pit lake. Groundwater moving through the waste rock is thought to be a major contributor of acidity, ...
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Background

The 795-acre site is located between U.S. Route 378 and U.S. Route 221 on the northern side of Road 30, approximately three miles south of McCormick in McCormick County, South ...
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