Superfund Site:

OTTAWA TOWNSHIP FLAT GLASS SITE
NAPLATE, IL

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Heriberto Leon
(312) 886-6163

Remedial Project Manager
Jennifer Elkins
(312) 353-4627

Site Location

Street Address:
CENTER ST & 20TH AVE, NAPLATE, IL 61350

Background

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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