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Aircraft Components Superfund Site

Site Information
Contact Information

Community Involvement Coordinator
Janet Pope
(pope.janet@epa.gov)
312-883-0628 or 800-621-8431, ext. 30628

Remedial Project Manager
Jennifer Cheever (cheever.jennifer@epa.gov)
312-353-4627 or 800-621-8431, ext. 34627

MDEQ Project Manager
Judith Alfano
(alfanoj@michigan.gov)
517-373-7402

Repositories

(where to view written records)

Benton Harbor Public Library
213 E Wall St. 
Benton Harbor, MI 49022

Background

The Aircraft Components site consists of 17 acres of land in Benton Harbor, Mich., bounded by the Paw Paw River, North Shore Drive, and residential property. The main building on the site consists of a combination warehouse/office building connected to a warehouse. Outbuildings include a large metal-walled Quonset hut and a small Quonset hut. The buildings have been used for the past 40-50 years for the storage of radioluminous aircraft gauges containing radium as part of a mail-order distribution service known as Aircraft Components Inc.

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Site Updates

March 2014

EPA is proceeding with its planned groundwater-treatment injections at the Aircraft Components Inc. site in Benton Harbor. This treatment applies technology commonly referred to as “in-situ chemical oxidation,” or ISCO. The treatment material will be injected into groundwater through boreholes spread over the pollution source area. Groundwater  

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