Superfund Site Profile
From 1942 to 1946, the 22-acre McColl site in Fullerton, California, was a disposal area for petroleum refinery waste. During that period, 72,600 cubic yards of waste were deposited in 12 unlined pits, or sumps. Refinery operations took place on land located north and northwest of the site. During the 1950s and early 1960s, in an attempt to control site odors, the operator covered the three sumps in the Ramparts area with drilling mud. In the late 1950s, during the nearby construction of a golf course, the operator covered six sumps at the lower end of the property with natural ...
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