Superfund Site:

OLD AMERICAN ZINC PLANT
FAIRMONT CITY, IL

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Ruth Muhtsun
(312) 886-6595

Remedial Project Manager
Sheila Desai
(312) 353-4150

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Site Location

Street Address:
JUNCTION OF 45TH ST AND COOKSON ROAD
FAIRMONT CITY, IL 62201

Announcements and Key Topics

U.S. EPA will host a public meeting on May 22nd at the Fairmont City Community Center, 4011 Cookson Road, to update community members on cleanup activities for the Old American Zinc Plant beginning this summer.

U.S. EPA representatives will give presentations on residential soil cleanup and sampling at 5 p.m. and again at 6:30 p.m.


Background

The Old American Zinc Plant site is a former zinc smelting facility located at 2575 Kings Highway in Fairmont, Illinois. Zinc smelting operations primarily occurred on the 132-acre facility from ...
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