Superfund Site:

ACME SOLVENT RECLAIMING, INC. (MORRISTOWN PLANT)
MORRISTOWN, IL

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Janet Pope
(312) 353-0628

Remedial Project Manager
Lolita Hill
(312) 353-1621

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Site Location

Street Address:
EAST OF LINDENWOOD RD, MORRISTOWN, IL 61109

Background

The 20-acre Acme Solvent Reclaiming (Morristown Plant) site was used as a drum storage and disposal area for wastes. From 1960 to 1970, the site consisted of seven waste disposal lagoons and open storage of 10,000 to 15,000 drums. Testing of groundwater found it to contain volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Soil sampling identified VOCs, phthalates, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), and metals including lead and chromium. The Site is located near 8500 Lindenwood Road, south of New Milford and approximately five miles south of Rockford in unincorporated Winnebago County. This site is being addressed through federal, state, and potentially responsible party (PRP) ...
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