Superfund Site:

PEOPLES GAS LIGHT & COKE - 22ND ST
CHICAGO, IL

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Heriberto Leon
(312) 886-6163

Remedial Project Manager
ROSS DEL ROSARIO
(312) 886-6195

Site Location

Street Address:
2200 SOUTH RACINE & CERMAK, CHICAGO, IL 60608

Background

The 22nd Street Station site is a former manufactured gas plant (MGP) located at 2200 S. Racine Avenue in Chicago, Illinois. The approximately 7.2-acre site is bounded to the west by commercial property, to the north by Cermak Road, to the east by an electrical substation, and to the south by the South Branch of the Chicago River. Throop’s Canal and Allen’s Canal previously bordered the site to the west and the southeast, respectively; both canals have been filled in. The site is comprised of four parcels, which are currently owned and/or operated by Commonwealth Edison, GRM, Supercartage and Midwest ...
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