Superfund Site: IONIA CITY LANDFILL
IONIA, MI

Superfund Site Profile

SITE BACKGROUND

The Ionia City Landfill is a closed 20-acre landfill in the city of Ionia, Ionia County, Michigan. The site is located in the flood plain of the Grand River and operated from the mid-1930s until it closed in 1968 or 1969. During operation mixed residential and industrial wastes, including drummed liquids and solids, were dumped and burned at the site. Waste disposal operations contaminated soil, surface water and groundwater with hazardous chemicals.  Following cleanup, operation and maintenance activities are ongoing.