Superfund Site: CHEMICAL COMMODITIES, INC., OLATHE, KS
Superfund Site Profile
The Chemical Commodities, Inc. (CCI) Site is a 1.5-acre property located in Olathe, Kansas. Chemical Commodities, Inc., generated and transported chemicals improperly, leading to groundwater and soil contamination. Residents were concerned about public health and the environment because of emanating odors, contaminated rain water runoff and fires. Contaminants of concern include heavy metals, volatile and semi-volatile organic compounds (VOCs), polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and pesticides. Cleanup of the site was completed by responsible parties in 2012. Groundwater monitoring, inspections, and maintenance of ventilation systems in nearby residences are ongoing.