Superfund Site:

SOUTHWEST JEFFERSON COUNTY MINING
JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Elizabeth Kramer
(913) 551-7186

Remedial Project Manager
Greg Bach
(913) 551-7291

Site Location

Street Address:
SLVR LK TRL & THNDR RDG RD,.5M W HWY WW, JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO 63023

Background

The Southwest Jefferson County Mining Site includes all of Jefferson County, Missouri, excluding the Herculaneum Site. Jefferson County is located on the northern portion of an area known as the Old Lead Belt where mining began in the early 1700s. Mine waste has contaminated soil, sediment, surface water and groundwater at the site with heavy metals, primarily lead. Mine waste has also been transported by the Big River ...
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