EPA Superfund Program: MCCOLL, FULLERTON, CA

Superfund Site Profile

From 1942 to 1946, the 22-acre McColl site in Fullerton, California, was a disposal area for petroleum refinery waste. Residents complained to regulatory agencies about odors and health issues beginning in 1978. Air, soil and groundwater contained thiophene compounds and volatile organic compounds (VOCs), including benzene. Following construction of the remedy, operation and maintenance activities and monitoring are ongoing.

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SITE STATUS

Construction
Complete?
Yes (06/30/1998)
Human Exposure
Status

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