Superfund Site:

YEOMAN CREEK LANDFILL
WAUKEGAN, IL

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Heriberto Leon
(312) 886-6163

Remedial Project Manager
DAVID SEELY
(312) 886-7058

Site Location

Street Address:
1011 WASHINGTON STREET, WAUKEGAN, IL 60085-5428

Background

The 70-acre Yeoman Creek Landfill site is located in Waukegan, Illinois. A landfill operated on site from 1959 to 1969. The landfill has no bottom liner and the underlying soils are permeable. Polluted liquid from the landfill contains chemicals, elevated concentrations of metals and ammonia. Landfill gas was detected migrating off site. The site’s long-term remedy is in place. Study of landfill gas migration and groundwater monitoring are ongoing.