Superfund Site: LEE ACRES LANDFILL (USDOI)
FARMINGTON, NM

Superfund Site Profile

SITE BACKGROUND

The 60-acre Lee Acres Landfill (USDOI) site is a closed landfill near Farmington, New Mexico. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) manages the site, which consists of solid waste trenches and unlined waste lagoons. At least three of the lagoons may have received a mixture of liquid wastes, including produced waters from oil and gas fields, waste oil, spent acids, chlorinated organic solvents and septic tank wastes. Following construction of the site’s remedy, groundwater monitoring is ongoing.