AUTO ION CHEMICALS, INC.
Superfund Site Profile
The 1.5-acre Auto Ion Chemicals, Inc. site is located in Kalamazoo, Michigan. From 1914 to 1956, the City of Kalamazoo operated a coal burning electrical generating station on the site. Between 1964 and 1973, Auto Ion treated chromium plating wastes at its facility. Waste disposal operations contaminated site soil and groundwater as well as surface water and sediments in the Kalamazoo River with hazardous chemicals. Following cleanup, operation and maintenance activities are ongoing.