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NPL Site Narrative for Coshocton Landfill

Franklin Township, Ohio

Federal Register Notice:  September 08, 1983

Conditions at listing (December 1982): The Coshocton Landfill covers 50 acres in Franklin Township, Coshocton County, Ohio. From 1969 to 1979, the site was operated by the City of Coshocton as a sanitary landfill. It also accepted industrial wastes, including (reportedly) paints, sewage, oily wastes, chlorinated organic solvents, PCBs, caustics, and various organic compounds and metals. After landfill operations stopped, surface coal mining started. Leachate is discharging to a tributary of the Muskingum River.

Status (July 1983): EPA is preparing a Remedial Action Master Plan outlining the investigations needed to determine the full extent of cleanup required at the site.

For more information about the hazardous substances identified in this narrative summary, including general information regarding the effects of exposure to these substances on human health, please see the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) ToxFAQs. ATSDR ToxFAQs can be found on the Internet at ATSDR - ToxFAQs (http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/toxfaqs/index.asp) or by telephone at 1-888-42-ATSDR or 1-888-422-8737.

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