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    • Ellsworth Industrial Park Downers Grove Groundwater Investigation Site

    • Contaminated Properties; Contamination; Downers Grove, Illinois; Drinking Water Contamination; EPA; Ellsworth Industrial Park; Environmental Protection Agency; FAQ; Fact Sheets; Groundwater Contamination; IEPA; Lisle, Illinois; PCE; Solvent...
    • Illinois EPA sampling efforts from May 2001 through January 2002 identified groundwater contamination that threatened private drinking water wells in unincorporated areas of Downers Grove. U.S. EPA and Illinois EPA have worked together to identify...
    • Batavia Groundwater Contamination Study

    • Batavia, Illinois; Contaminated Properties; Contamination; EPA; Environmental Protection Agency; FAQ; Fact Sheets; Fox River; Groundwater Contamination; IEPA; Industrial Solvent; VOCS; Vinyl Chloride; Volatile Organic Compounds; Water Quality; Well...
    • In 1996, routine water sampling by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) identified groundwater contamination in several semi-private and non-community public water supply wells in Batavia, Illinois. Subsequent extensive investigation by...
    • Harristown Terminal (Pipeline Site) Buckeye Partners LP

    • Buckeye Partners LP; Contaminated Properties; Contamination; EPA; Environmental Protection Agency; FAQ; Fact Sheets; Fuel Leak; Gasoline Contamination; Gasoline Leak; Harristown Terminal; Harristown, Illinois; IEPA; Macon County; Niantic, Illinois;...
    • Workers at the facility reportedly became aware of a leak at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, June 12, 2006 after noticing a problem from a gauge on one of the storage tanks. The spilled product was within an earthen reservoir around tanks on the property....
    • Batavia Groundwater Contamination Study

    • Batavia, Illinois; Contaminated Properties; Contamination; EPA; Environmental Protection Agency; FAQ; Fact Sheets; Groundwater Contamination; IEPA; Industrial Solvent; VOCS; Vinyl Chloride; Volatile Organic Compounds; Water Quality; Well Water...
    • As previously reported in Fact Sheet #2, routine water sampling by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) identified groundwater contamination in several semi-private and non-community public water supply wells in Batavia, Illinois....
    • Crestwood Public Water Supply Bedrock Groundwater Sample Results

    • Contaminated Drinking Water; Contaminated Properties; Contamination; Cook County; Crestwood, Illinois; Dry Cleaning Chemicals; Dry Cleaning Solvents; EPA; Environmental Protection Agency; FAQ; Fact Sheets; Groundwater Contamination; IEPA; VOCS;...
    • The volatile organic compound (VOC) sample results from the Illinois EPAs recently installed bedrock monitoring well indicate vinyl chloride contamination of the bedrock groundwater between Playfield Cleaners and the former Crestwood PWS well, as...
    • Harristown Terminal (Pipeline Site) Buckeye Partners LP

    • Buckeye Partners LP; Contaminated Properties; Contamination; Drinking Water Contamination; EPA; Environmental Protection Agency; FAQ; Fact Sheets; Fuel Leak; Gasoline Contamination; Gasoline Leak; Groundwater Contamination; Harristown Terminal;...
    • A leak from storage tank piping on June 12, 2006 allowed approximately 150,000 gallons of product to fill an earthen reservoir around tanks on the property, and most of it infiltrated the ground. Later, product was found floating on groundwater...
    • Batavia Groundwater Contamination Study

    • Batavia, Illinois; Contaminated Properties; Contamination; EPA; Environmental Protection Agency; FAQ; Fact Sheets; Fox River; Groundwater Contamination; IEPA; Industrial Solvent; Water Quality; Well Water Contamination
    • The IEPA will be conducting an investigation in Batavia in an effort to determine the source of industrial solvent contamination which has been detected in some private water wells near the east bank of the Fox river.
    • Batavia Groundwater Contamination Study

    • Batavia, Illinois; Contaminated Properties; Contamination; EPA; Environmental Protection Agency; FAQ; Fact Sheets; Fox River; Groundwater Contamination; IEPA; Industrial Solvent; VOCS; Vinyl Chloride; Volatile Organic Compounds; Water Quality; Well...
    • The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (Illinois EPA) has completed its environmental investigations at the Batavia Groundwater Contamination Site. Illinois EPA has placed a final report of the investigation in the Site Information Repository...
    • Sauk Village Water Supply Contamination Issue: Cook County, Illinois

    • Contaminated Properties; Contamination; Cook County; Drinking Water Contamination; EPA; Environmental Protection Agency; FAQ; Fact Sheets; Groundwater Contamination; IEPA; Sauk Village; Vinyl Chloride; Water Pollution; Well Water Contamination;...
    • Since 2009, there have been detections of vinyl chloride in the Sauk Village water wells providing water for the community drinking water supply. Vinyl chloride is a man-made chemical that is found in groundwater from break-down products of...
    • Formosa Plastics Corporation Site

    • Buffalo, Illinois; Drinking Water Contamination; Groundwater Contamination; Mechanicsburg, Illinois; Mt. Auburn, Illinois; Sangamon River; VOCS; Volatile Organic Compounds; Well Water Contamination; fact sheets environmental protection agency epa...
    • On Friday night, April 23, 2004, an explosion occurred at the Formosa Plastics Corporation plant in Illiopolis, located between Springfield and Decatur along I-72. Illinois EPAs Emergency Response Unit staff were on site before midnight and began...
    • Illinois EPA Seals Gilberts/Kedzie Property

    • Contaminated Properties; Contamination; Drinking Water Contamination; EPA; Environmental Protection Agency; FAQ; Fact Sheets; Gilberts, Illinois; Groundwater Contamination; IEPA; Kane County; Kedzie Battery Recycling Facilities; Lead Contamination;...
    • In late 2003, Illinois EPA responded to an emergency at an old dump site in Gilberts. The remains of an old lead acid batter recycling operation had caught fire. Noxious smoke caused the evacuation of nearby residents. Although the immediate health...
    • Gilberts/Kedzie Property Former Battery Recycling Facility

    • Battery Recycling Facility; Contaminated Properties; Contamination; EPA; Environmental Protection Agency; FAQ; Fact Sheets; Gilberts, Illinois; IEPA; Kedzie Property; Lead Contamination; Soil Contamination
    • In 2004, both Illinois EPA and U.S. EPA investigated the location of a former battery cracking and recycling operation in Gilberts. The main site is located immediately north of the intersection of Railroad and Mill Streets bounded by Galligan Road...
    • Crestwood Public Water Supply Groundwater Modeling - Bedrock Well Installation

    • Contaminated Drinking Water; Contaminated Properties; Contamination; Cook County; Crestwood, Illinois; Dry Cleaning Chemicals; Dry Cleaning Solvents; EPA; Environmental Protection Agency; FAQ; Fact Sheets; Groundwater Contamination; IEPA; VOCS;...
    • Sampling results from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agencys (Illinois EPAs) June 2009 field work near Playfield Cleaners indicate that an area of shallow groundwater at the Playfield Plaza is contaminated with drycleaner solvent and its...
    • Mobile and Ohio Railyard Site Former Greenberg Salvage Property

    • Contaminated Properties; Contamination; Cox Trucking; EPA; Environmental Protection Agency; FAQ; Fact Sheets; IEPA; Illegal Dumping; Jackson County; Lead Contamination; Murphysboro, Illinois; Railyards; Soil Contamination
    • Cox Trucking, located in Murphysboro, Illinois, was issued a Violation Notice by the Jackson County Health Department in December 1998. Materials from drums were reportedly discarded on property located at the northeast corner of the intersection...
    • Mobile and Ohio Railyard Site

    • Battery Cracking Facility; Contaminated Properties; Contamination; EPA; Environmental Protection Agency; FAQ; Fact Sheets; Greenberg Junkyard; IEPA; Jackson County; Lead Contamination; Murphysboro, Illinois; Railyard Sites; Soil Contamination
    • Properties on both the north and south side of Gartside Street in Murphysboro were previously operated as the Greenberg Junkyard and as a railyard. Battery plates and other debris found there suggested that lead contamination deposited in this area...

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