EPA Superfund Program: LOWER ECORSE CREEK DUMP, WYANDOTTE, MI

Superfund Site Profile

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.


SITE STATUS

Construction
Complete?
Yes (09/01/1998)
Human Exposure
Status

Under Control
Contaminated Ground
Water Status
Not a Ground Water Site
Site-Wide Ready for
Anticipated Use?
Yes