Superfund Site:

SIKES DISPOSAL PITS
CROSBY, TX

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Jason McKinney
(214) 665-8132

Remedial Project Manager
RAJI JOSIAM
(214) 665-8529

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Site Location

Street Address:
US HWY 90
CROSBY, TX 77532

Background

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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