Superfund Site Profile
The former Garvey Elevators, Inc. (Garvey) grain storage facility is located at 2315 West Highway 6 in Hastings, Nebraska. Soil and groundwater beneath the facility are contaminated with carbon tetrachloride (CCl4) and other volatile organic compounds (VOCs). An approximately 4.5-mile long plume of CCl4 contaminated groundwater extends from the facility in an east-southeasterly direction. The EPA organized the Site into two OUs: OU 1 is the soil and ground water contamination at the facility and OU 2 is the contaminated groundwater plume east-southeast of OU 1. Garvey constructed the facility in 1959. The facility sits on a 22-acre parcel and ...
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