Superfund Site:

SHERWOOD MEDICAL CO.
NORFOLK, NE

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
PAM HOUSTON
(913) 551-7699

Remedial Project Manager
Owens Hull
(913) 551-7226

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Site Location

Street Address:
RT 4 S HWY 81 1 MI S OF, NORFOLK, NE 68701

Background

The 60-acre Sherwood Medical Co. Site is located in Norfolk, Madison County, Nebraska. Sherwood Medical Co. began its operations at the site in 1961. Medical syringes and other medical products were manufactured at this facility using injection-molding processes. Chlorinated solvents were used during the manufacturing processes which resulted in soil and groundwater contamination beneath the facility consisting mainly of volatile organic compounds (VOCs). The facility continues to manufacture medical equipment and is currently owned and operated by Covidien. Operation and maintenance activities and monitoring are ongoing at the site.

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