Superfund Site:

TEXARKANA WOOD PRESERVING CO.
TEXARKANA, TX

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Ed Mekeel
(214) 665-2252

Remedial Project Manager
Rob Luschek
(214) 665-7148

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Site Location

Street Address:
1001 LUBBOCK ST.
TEXARKANA, TX 75501

Background

The Texarkana Wood Preserving Company (TWPC) is a 26-acre wood-treating site located at 1001 Lubbock Street in Texarkana, Texas. Since the early 1900s, the Site used creosote and pentachlorophenol (PCP) as the source material for wood preserving operations to treat wood against bacterial and insect damage. The site ceased operations and closed in August 1984. It was listed to the NPL on June 10, 1986.  Several remedial investigations were conducted from listing to the most recent in 2011 to delineate the lateral and vertical extent of the source material and associated dissolved ground water contaminant plumes. Investigations found creosote and ...
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