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Chem-Dyne Site

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Contact Information

Community Involvement Coordinator
Susan Pastor
312-353-1325, or 800-621-8431 ext. 31325

Remedial Project Manager
Lolita Hill
312-353-1621 or 800-621-8431 ext. 31621


(where to view written records)

Hamilton Municipal Building
One Renaissnace Center
Public Works Dept., Suite 520, 345 High St. Hamilton, Ohio


The 10-acre Chem-Dyne site operated as an industrial chemical waste transfer, disposal, and storage facility in Hamilton, Ohio. Chemical waste may have been trucked to the site beginning in 1974. In 1975, Spray-Dyne produced anti-freeze there from recycled chemical waste. The operation was expanded in 1976 and the Chem-Dyne Corp. was formed. Waste unsuitable for recycling was stored on site in drums and tanks or shipped to other disposal facilities. More than 30,000 drums of waste and 300,000 gallons of bulk waste materials were left on site when operations ended in 1980. While in operation, a number of environmental incidents were reported including at least five fish kills in the Great Miami River and several fires at the site.

A cleanup was completed in 1987. It required:

The ground water pump and treat system has been operating since 1988 and will continue until cleanup goals are met.

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Site Updates

Latest Update

April 2015

EPA is doing a status review of the cleanup. This type of review is required at least every five years where the cleanup is complete but hazardous waste remains managed on-site. These reviews are done to ensure that the cleanup continues to protect people and the environment. This is the fourth five-year review for this site.

Contact the site community involvement coordinator and/or the remedial project manager to provide input on this review process. The review will include:

A report, which will be available by July, will detail the site's progress.

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