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Hegeler Zinc Photos

July 2009

EPA scientists are sampling the soil in the residential areas near the Hegeler Zinc site.
Small plugs of grass and soil are sampled for metals such as arsenic, and other metals.
Five samples of soils are dug up from the front yard and back yard. Over 70 residential properties will be sampled.
The results are expected to be in by late fall and residents will be notified of their results.

EPA scientists are sampling the soil in the residential areas near the Hegeler Zinc site.

EPA scientists are sampling the soil in the residential areas near the Hegeler Zinc site.

EPA scientists are sampling the soil in the residential areas near the Hegeler Zinc site.

EPA scientists are sampling the soil in the residential areas near the Hegeler Zinc site.

EPA scientists are sampling the soil in the residential areas near the Hegeler Zinc site.  EPA scientists are sampling the soil in the residential areas near the Hegeler Zinc site.
EPA scientists are sampling the soil in the residential areas near the Hegeler Zinc site.  EPA scientists are sampling the soil in the residential areas near the Hegeler Zinc site.

May 2009

The 50ft slag pile is waste residue produced by the zinc smelting process and contains unburned residues and metals such as lead, arsenic, and zinc.

The 50ft slag pile is waste residue produced by the zinc smelting process and contains unburned residues and metals such as lead, arsenic, and zinc.

The inoperable tractor once stored fireworks that were manufactured and stored on the site.

The inoperable tractor once stored fireworks that were manufactured and stored on the site.

Historic photo Hegeler Zinc Smelting Facility circa 1940.  Zinc rolling and sulfuric acid production continued until 1955.

Historic photo Hegeler Zinc Smelting Facility circa 1940. Zinc rolling and sulfuric acid production continued until 1955.

Several brick and concrete buildings (both intact and partially demolished) that were used by Hegeler Zinc during periods of operation remain on site.

Several brick and concrete buildings (both intact and partially demolished) that were used by Hegeler Zinc during periods of operation remain on site.

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