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Celotex Superfund Site

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Community Involvement Coordinator
Heriberto León (leon.heriberto@epa.gov)
312-886-6163 or 800-621-8431, ext. 66163

Remedial Project Manager
Nefertiti DiCosmo
312-886-6148 or 800-621-8431, ext. 66148


(where to view written records)

Chicago Public Library
Rudy Lozano Branch
1805 S. Loomis Street
Chicago, IL 60608
(312) 746-4329


The Celotex site was used for making, storing and selling asphalt roofing products. In 1989, Illinois EPA received citizen complaints about coal tar present on their property due to Celotex. Illinois EPA found pollution at the site. (more...) (en español)

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Site Updates

March 2014

EPA has reviewed and approved the Chicago Park District's design to ensure that the construction of a park on this site is done in an environmentally safe manner. EPA will continue to oversee the park construction as the work is implemented this summer and fall.  Honeywell International Inc. and its contractors continue quarterly maintenance work at the site under EPA supervision.

The Chicago Park District has information on this park, www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/parks/park-553/ Exit EPA Disclaimer

Marzo 2014

EPA ha revisado y aprobado el diseño del Distrito de Parques de Chicago para asegurarse de que la construcción del parque en este sitio se hace de una manera segura para el ambiente. EPA continuará supervisando la construcción del parque según vaya progresando durante este verano y otoño. Honeywell International Inc. y sus contratistas continúan los trabajos de mantenimiento trimestral en el sitio bajo la supervisión de la EPA.

El Distrito de Parques de Chicago tiene información acerca de este parque,
www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/parks/park-553/ Exit EPA Disclaimer

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