EPA Superfund Program: MOTCO, INC., LA MARQUE, TX

Superfund Site Profile

The Motco, Inc. site is located in Galveston County, Texas. A styrene tar recycling facility operated on site from 1959 to 1961. It used the pits on the site for disposal of industrial petro-chemical wastes. An industrial disposal facility operated on the site from 1964 to 1968. Site activities contaminated soil and groundwater with hazardous chemicals. Following construction of the site’s remedy, operation and maintenance activities and monitoring are ongoing.


SITE STATUS

Construction
Complete?
Yes (09/30/1997)
Human Exposure
Status

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