Superfund Site:

JANESVILLE OLD LANDFILL
JANESVILLE, WI

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Susan Pastor
(312) 353-1325

Remedial Project Manager
Thomas Barounis
(312) 353-5577

Site Location

Street Address:
BLACK BRIDGE ROAD, JANESVILLE, WI 53545

Background

The Janeville Disposal Facilities are located on a 65-acre parcel of land on Black Bridge Road in Rock County, Wisconsin.

The 18-acre Janesville Old Landfill operated from 1963 to 1978. A residential neighborhood is located about one-quarter mile to the east. The Old Landfill site is an abandoned sand and gravel pit that was used as a municipal sanitary landfill which also accepted drummed waste, including solvents, oil, paint, and paint thinners. The landfill also accepted dried sludge from another Superfund site called the Janesville Ash Beds. There are no private residential wells or municipal supply ...
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