South Point Site
Community Involvement Coordinator
Virginia Narsete (email@example.com)
312-886-4359 or 800-621-8431, ext. 64359
Remedial Project Manager
(where to view written records)
Briggs Lawrence Library,
317 Solida Road,
South Point Ohio
The South Point Superfund site is located on U.S. Highway 52 in South Point, Ohio. It spans 610 acres, 504 acres of which are owned by Lawrence Economic Development Corporation (LEDC).
September 1984 - The site was added to the Superfund National Priorities List. Soil and ground water contamination from on-site munitions, fertilizer, coal, and ethanol industries affected only small portions of the site; the vast majority of the site's acreage was never contaminated.
December 2001 - Honeywell, the Potentially Responsible Party, completed remediation at the site, which included excavating and capping contaminated soils and ground water treatment.
Since 2001 - Most of the site has been redeveloped as The Point industrial park by several local entities: the Village of South Point, Lawrence County, and LEDC. EPA supported redevelopment of the site through collaboration with LEDC and local governments.
In 2002, the Superfund Redevelopment Initiative awarded the site a Pilot Grant, which LEDC used to evaluate how cleanup at the site could support reuse.
In 2004, SRI issued the site the first Ready for Reuse determination in the Midwest.
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EPA conducted a second five-year review of the South Point Superfund site. The Superfund law requires regular checkups of sites that have been cleaned up – with waste managed on-site – to make sure the cleanup continues to protect people and the environment.
EPA’s cleanup at the site consisted of excavation and disposal of waste and contaminated soil at a licensed off-site landfill, consolidation of remaining waste under a single barrier cover to prevent infiltration of rainwater, pumping out of contaminated ground water (underground water supplies), discharging of treated ground water to the Ohio River, long-term monitoring and limits on use of the site and access to the site.
More information is available in the repository at the Briggs Lawrence Library. The next review will be May 2016.