Superfund Site:

WHITE FARM EQUIPMENT CO. DUMP
CHARLES CITY, IA

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
PAM HOUSTON
(913) 551-7699

Remedial Project Manager
Elizabeth Hagenmaier
(913) 551-7939

Site Location

Street Address:
S.E. CORNER OF KELLOGG AVENUE AND, CHARLES CITY, IA 50616

Background

The 20-acre White Farm Equipment Company Dump site is located along the northern edge of the city of Charles City, Iowa. Starting in the 1920s, the White Farm Equipment Company's operations generated foundry sand, sludges and dust from air pollution control equipment. Between 1971 and 1985, the plant intermittently disposed of foundry sands, baghouse dust and other industrial wastes at the site. About 650,000 cubic yards of these wastes were placed on site. The remedy was completed in 1995 with the completion of a cap of the landfill. EPA took the site off the National ...
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