EPA Superfund Program: EUREKA MILLS, EUREKA, UT

Superfund Site Profile

The 450-acre Eureka Mills site is located in the East Tintic Mountains about 80 miles southwest of Salt Lake City in Juab County, Utah. The site includes the residential and commercial parts of Eureka and some adjoining areas outside of the city limits. Mining took place at the site from about 1870 until 1958. Mining operations contaminated soil with lead and other hazardous chemicals. Following cleanup, operation and maintenance activities are ongoing.



SITE STATUS

Construction
Complete?
Yes (09/21/2011)
Human Exposure
Status

Under Control
Contaminated Ground
Water Status
Under Control
Site-Wide Ready for
Anticipated Use?
Yes