Superfund Site: LOWER ECORSE CREEK DUMP
WYANDOTTE, MI

Superfund Site Profile

SITE BACKGROUND

The Lower Ecorse Creek site is located on the south bank of the Ecorse River in Wyandotte, Michigan. The site is a former wetland that was filled in with waste material for development purposes. A city park is located on part of the site. Soils were contaminated with cyanide, arsenic and polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). Following cleanup, EPA took the site off the Superfund program’s National Priorities List (NPL) in 2005. Operation and maintenance activities and monitoring are ongoing.