EPA Superfund Program: ODESSA CHROMIUM #1, ODESSA, TX

Superfund Site Profile

The Odessa Chromium #1 site is located in Odessa, Texas. Chrome-plating operations in the 1960s and 1970s contaminated groundwater with hexavalent chromium. The Texas Water Commission discovered the chromium contamination in a well in 1978. Following construction of the site’s remedy, operation and maintenance activities are ongoing.


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SITE STATUS

Construction
Complete?
Yes (03/16/1994)
Human Exposure
Status

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