Superfund Site:

REFUSE HIDEAWAY LANDFILL
MIDDLETON, WI

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Susan Pastor
(312) 353-1325

Remedial Project Manager
John Fagiolo
(312) 886-0800

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Site Location

Street Address:
SW1/4 OF NW1/4 SEC8 T7N R8E
MIDDLETON, WI 53562

Background

The 23-acre Refuse Hideaway Landfill is located in Dane County, Wisconsin.

The landfill operated between 1974 and 1988. Approximately 1.2 million cubic yards of waste were disposed of during those years. The landfill owner reported receiving a variety of commercial and industrial waste including barrels of glue, paint, ink and ink washes, spray paint by-products and paint stripper sludge, and spill residues containing volatile organic compounds (VOCs).  The presence of leachate seeps in 1986 and operational problems at the landfill prompted the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to begin regulatory actions against the owner. The landfill was closed under court order ...
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