Illinois personal injury law firm waukegan, illinois is located north of chicago, in lake county, near the wisconsin-illinois state line with a population of more than 92,000 people, waukegan is the 9th largest city in illinois. Site history: the outboard marine corporation (omc) superfund site is located in waukegan, illinois on the western shore of lake michigan, approximately 10 miles south of the wisconsin border, as shown in figure 1 omc, a marine products manufacturer, used hydraulic fluid containing polychlorinated biphenyls (pcbs) as a lubricant for its. Npl superfund: the national priorities list is a list of the most hazardous waste sites that have been identified by superfund/ cerclis where long-term remedial response actions can only be conducted. A superfund community advisory group (cag) is made up of members of the community and is designed to serve as the focal point for the exchange of information among the local community and epa, the state regulatory agency, and other pertinent federal agencies involved in cleanup of the superfund site. Rank superfund sites in the us, illinois, or in lake county by epa hazard ranking scores note: epa's hazard ranking system is designed to screen and prioritize sites for the superfund program, based on limited data available at time of listing.
About 40 miles north of chicago, in waukegan, ill, a parcel of land sits between the waukegan harbor and the shore of lake michigan known as the outboard marine corp superfund site, it’s. Site to the city of waukegan over the objection of the prps on september 16, 2002, after taking title to the property, the city rezoned the coke plant site from an industrial to a residential zoning classification. The waukegan harbor area of concern (aoc), situated in northeastern illinois on the western waukegan harbor is located on the west shore of lake michigan in waukegan, illinois, waukegan harbor is one of four areas that make up the omc superfund site usepa began. Search for sites proposed to, currently on, and deleted from superfund's national priorities list (npl) as well as sites being addressed under the superfund alternative approach (saa) select a state after selecting a state, click go to display sites in that state.
Waukegan harbor, with omc (purple), wcp (red), and johns-manville (yellow) superfund sites waukegan contains three superfund sites of hazardous substances that are on the national priorities list in 1975, pcbs were discovered in waukegan harbor sediments. Acme solvent reclaiming (morristown plant) morristown, winnebago county 20-acre site used for drum storage and waste disposalonce held as many as 15,000 drums and seven waste lagoons remedies to date include fencing the area, thermal stripping of soil, soil vapor extraction, groundwater treatment, and provision of water to homes whose wells were affected by the site. The former omc plant #2 in waukegan, illinois is now a superfund cleanup site history outboard marine corporation sometimes referred to as outboard motor company was formed in 1929 when elto was merged with lockwood-ash motor company. A timeline of projects and other actions that work towards restoring the waukegan harbor aoc and removing beneficial use impairments. Waukegan /wɔːˈkiːɡən/ is a city and the county seat of lake county, illinois , united states  it is part of the chicago metropolitan area as of the 2013 census estimate , the city had a population of 88,826.
List of superfund sites in illinois this list is incomplete you can help by expanding it this is a list of superfund sites in illinois designated under the comprehensive environmental response, compensation, and liability act (cercla) environmental law. Pb96-964111 epa/rod/r05-96/308 december 1996 epa superfund record of decision: yeoman creek landfill, waukegan, il 9/30/1996 basis and purpose this decision document represents the selected final remedial action for the yeoman creek landfill site in waukegan, illinois it is very important that for all superfund sites to be addressed in. After nearly 30 years of legal wrangling and cleanup efforts, one of the most polluted sites on lake michigan has been declared safe. The many faces of superfund by barnes johnson sitting adjacent to one of the rarest ecosystems in the world—a freshwater beach dune system—is the outboard marine corporation (omc) superfund site.
Waukegan's superfund sites 2070 words | 9 pages the socio-economical and environmental revitalization of waukegan, its lakefront & superfund sites waukegan is a suburb of 8 miles south of the wisconsin boarder and north of chicago along the lakefront. Case study - may 1988 waukegan harbor superfund site howard zar, us epa region 5 (312) 886-1491 site background 1 where is the site located, how large is the site, and what are the major environ- mental problems and sources of contamination. Waukegan superfund site will receive up to $25 million in stimulus funds waukegan mayor called announcement outstanding news for the city up to $25 million in stimulus funds will go toward turning a toxic superfund site in waukegan into a piece of land can be developed for residential use, officials announced. Plant (coke plant) superfund site in waukegan, illinois this inves as is the practice at any superfund site, continuous, long-term monitoring will be done at the omc site to insure that pcbs do not leak from the containment cells for more details on the omc site cleanup. The fact that the site is on the superfund list and the potential liability associated with that listing can become an obstacle to sales or refinancing transactions.
The address of the discharger is midwest generation llc, 401 east greenwood ave, waukegan, illinois 60087 the applicant is engaged in operation of a steam electric generating station (sic 4911. Active sites are those at which epa is planning or conducting site assessment, removal, remedial, enforcement, cost recovery, or oversight activities under the superfund program archived sites are those that have no further interest under the federal superfund program based on available information. Aoc and grli project maps omc superfund site dredge shoreline advance and sand accretion lake county maps online – interactive geographic information system (gis) mapping application with access to current and historical aerial photography and property, municipal and natural resources information the application is a product of lake county. We safeguard environmental quality, consistent with the social and economic needs of the state, so as to protect health, welfare, property and the quality of life.