EPA Superfund Program: TIPPECANOE SANITARY LANDFILL, INC., LAFAYETTE, IN

Superfund Site Profile

The 80-acre Tippecanoe Sanitary Landfill, Inc. site is located in Lafayette, Indiana. The site is an inactive landfill. It also includes a wetland. The landfill received about 3.4 million cubic yards of solid waste. In the 1970s, wastes included an industrial sludge that contained elevated levels of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). Landfill operations led to soil and groundwater contamination. Following cleanup, operation and maintenance activities and groundwater monitoring are ongoing.


SITE STATUS

Construction
Complete?
Yes (09/27/2001)
Human Exposure
Status

Under Control
Contaminated Ground
Water Status
Under Control
Site-Wide Ready for
Anticipated Use?
Yes