Superfund Site: EAGLE ZINC CO DIV T L DIAMOND
HILLSBORO, IL

Superfund Site Profile

EPA is offering a program to train local residents for environmental jobs in the Hillsboro and Montgomery County area. This program will provide participants with three certifications and prepare them for careers in environmental cleanup work. See the Eagle Zinc Superfund Site Superfund Job Training Initiative flier for more information. Participants will be trained in:

  • Job Readiness Skills
  • Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (40-hr HAZWOPER)
  • CPR/First Aid
  • Asbestos Contractor/Supervisor Initial Course (40-hr)

To be considered for the program, you must attend one of the scheduled information sessions held at: Challacombe House 509 School Street Hillsboro, Ill.

  • Thurs., March 30th at 9 am or 12 pm
  • Fri., March 31st at 9 am or 12 pm
  • Mon., April 3rd at 9 am or 12 pm
  • Tues., April 4th at 9 am or 12 pm

To preregister for one of the mandatory information sessions call 217-718-3552. For more information about the Superfund Job Training Initiativevisit the website.

SITE BACKGROUND

The 132-acre Eagle Zinc Co Div T L Diamond site is located in Hillsboro, Illinois. Part of the site is covered by buildings. Active industrial operations at the site ceased in 2003. The site’s remedies have been selected. Investigations to inform the design of the remedies are ongoing. The City of Hillsboro has indicated interest in acquiring the site property for use as an industrial park following cleanup.



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