EPA Superfund Program: CRAZY HORSE SANITARY LANDFILL, SALINAS, CA

Superfund Site Profile

The Crazy Horse Sanitary Landfill site is a 125-acre sanitary landfill in Salinas, California. A landfill has operated on site since 1950. The landfill is owned by the City of Salinas and operated by Salinas Disposal Services. The facility receives about 162,000 tons of refuse a year. Landfill operations contaminated groundwater with hazardous chemicals. Following initial actions to protect human health and the environment, EPA is evaluating whether addition cleanup measures are needed.

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SITE STATUS

Construction
Complete?
No
Human Exposure
Status

Under Control
Contaminated Ground
Water Status
Under Control
Site-Wide Ready for
Anticipated Use?
No