SIKES DISPOSAL PITS
Superfund Site Profile
The site is located on a 185-acre site approximately 2 miles southwest of Crosby, Harris County, Texas. The site is bordered by U. S. Highway 90 on the south, the San Jacinto River and Love Marina on the west, and Jackson Bayou on the north.
From about 1961 until 1967, the Site was operated as an illegal open dump. As a result, a wide variety of wastes, including drums and bulk wastes, were disposed on-site. The wastes were primarily chemical wastes, such as benzene, phenols, olefinic compounds, and other organic solvents, that most likely originated from petrochemical companies operating in the ...
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