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NPL Site Narrative for Skinner Landfill

SKINNER LANDFILL
West Chester, Ohio

Federal Register Notice:  September 08, 1983

Conditions at listing (December 1982): The Skinner Landfill covers 85 acres in West Chester, Ohio, on a ridge about 30 feet above the East Fork of Mill Creek. The privately owned facility, which was never licensed, closed in the early 1970s. On-site are (1) about 100 drums containing a variety of chlorinated organics, other organics, and heavy metals and (2) a lagoon once used to dispose of similar bulk wastes. The owner indicated that old demolition bombs were also disposed of on-site.

Although no contaminants have been detected leaving the site at this time, the potential exists for contamination of private drinking wells and surface water.

Status (July 1983): EPA is considering various alternatives for 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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