EPA Superfund Program: LEE ACRES LANDFILL (USDOI), FARMINGTON, NM

Superfund Site Profile

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.


SITE STATUS

Construction
Complete?
Yes (08/11/2005)
Human Exposure
Status

Under Control
Contaminated Ground
Water Status
Under Control
Site-Wide Ready for
Anticipated Use?
Yes