OTTAWA TOWNSHIP FLAT GLASS SITE
Superfund Site Profile
The Ottawa Township Flat Glass (OTFG) site is located in Naplate, Illinois, about 60 miles southwest of Chicago. The area is also known as the “Libbey-Owens-Ford (LOF) Plants 5&7” site. The 228-acre area consists of the property containing a glass manufacturing facility – Plant #5 (active) and Plant #7 (currently inactive) –on the north side of the Illinois River, former silica sand quarries, wastewater disposal areas, and a 56-acre undeveloped parcel of land. It also includes additional former silica sand quarries and wastewater disposal areas across from the facility on the south side of the river. Site cleanup and investigation ...
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