EPA Superfund Program: BEHR DAYTON THERMAL SYSTEM VOC PLUME, DAYTON, OH

Superfund Site Profile

The Behr Dayton Thermal System VOC Plume site is located in Dayton, Ohio. Behr Dayton Thermal Products LLC makes vehicle air conditioning and engine-cooling systems at the site. Chrysler Corporation owned and operated the facility from about 1937 to April 2002. Groundwater beneath the plant is contaminated with volatile organic compounds, or VOCs, including the solvent trichloroethene, or TCE. Polluted groundwater from beneath the plant has migrated underground to the south/southwest through residential, commercial and industrial areas. Site investigations and cleanup planning are ongoing.


SITE STATUS

Construction
Complete?
No
Contaminated Ground
Water Status
Insufficient Data
Site-Wide Ready for
Anticipated Use?
No