Superfund Site: NEWTON COUNTY WELLS
JOPLIN, MO

Superfund Site Profile

SITE BACKGROUND

The Newton County Wells Site is located in northern Newton County, Missouri. From 1972 to 1982, FAG Bearings used trichloroethylene (TCE) as a degreaser in its ball bearings manufacturing process. Operations at the 2.5-acre site contaminated soil and groundwater.