Superfund Site:

E.H. SCHILLING LANDFILL
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, OH

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Adrian Palomeque
(312) 353-2035

Remedial Project Manager
Scott Hansen
(312) 886-1999

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Site Location

Street Address:
RTE 52 & PATRIC RD, HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, OH 45695

Background

The 3-acre E. H. Schilling Landfill is located in a rural area of Hamilton Township in Lawrence County, Ohio. A waste disposal facility operated on site from 1969 to 1980. The facility accepted industrial hazardous and non-hazardous wastes, including styrene, phenol, acetone, alcohol, wastewater treatment sludge, coal tar compounds and foam material. Waste material was deposited behind an earthen dam and under a soil cover. The State of Ohio closed the landfill in 1980 due to numerous permit violations. Landfill operations contaminated soil, sediment, leachate and groundwater with volatile organic compounds (VOCs), semi-VOCs and metals.

 The contamination found in the area ...
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