Superfund Site:

SOUTH MACOMB DISPOSAL AUTHORITY (LANDFILLS #9 AND #9A)
MACOMB TOWNSHIP, MI

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Remedial Project Manager
SHERI BIANCHIN
(312) 886-4745

Site Location

Street Address:
approx. 21410-21798 24 Mile Road
MACOMB TOWNSHIP, MI 48042

Background

The 159-acre South Macomb Disposal Authority (SMDA) site is located in Macomb County, Michigan. The site includes two adjacent landfills that received municipal waste from 1968 through 1975. Reportedly, no hazardous wastes were disposed of in the landfills; however, hazardous chemicals are present at and around the site. Discharge leaking from the landfill entered the McBride Drain, an open channel that receives runoff from the site and flows to the North Branch of the Clinton River. Contamination has impacted subsurface soils as well as the groundwater in residential drinking water wells and three aquifers. Following cleanup, operation and maintenance activities ...
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