Superfund Site:

FMC CORP. (FRIDLEY PLANT)
FRIDLEY, MN

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Teresa Jones
(312) 886-0725

Remedial Project Manager
Sheila Desai
(312) 353-4150

Site Location

Street Address:
4800 E RIVER RD, FRIDLEY, MN 55421

Background

The 18-acre FMC Corp. (Fridley Plant) site is located in Anoka County, Minnesota. Operations on site generated and disposed of solvents, paint sludge and plating wastes in several locations from the 1940s to 1969. Waste disposal operations contaminated soil and groundwater with hazardous chemicals. Because of the threat posed to Minneapolis’ drinking water supplies, the site received one of the highest Hazard Ranking System (HRS) scores of all sites on the Superfund program’s National Priorities List (NPL). However, regular sampling of the water at the public drinking water intake has shown no exceedances of contaminants since the 1980s. Following cleanup, ...
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