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Superfund Sites of Lindsay Light

There are several Superfund sites associated with Lindsay Light Company

Lindsay Light I

161 E. Grand Ave
Chicago, IL
EPA ID# ILN000509092
non-NPL

Lindsay Light Sites Update - April 2000

Lindsay Light II

316 E. Illinois St.
Chicago, IL
EPA ID# ILN000509092
CERCLIS listing
non-NPL

Lindsay Light II Site: Aerial Photo 2 - February 2010

Lindsay Light II site /RV3 North Columbus Drive

also known as Grand Pier
200 block of East Illinois Street directly across the street from Lindsay Light II
EPA expanded the Lindsay Light II cleanup project to included the North Columbus Drive property

U.S. EPA - Mobile Scanner Van for Use the Lindsay Light II/RV3 North Columbus Drive Site - June 2000

Kerr-McGee Superfund Sites

in DuPage County, IL

There are four Kerr-McGee Superfund sites in the West Chicago, IL, area that were contaminated by radioactive thorium waste material. The waste was generated by a processing facility (now closed and owned by the Kerr-McGee Chemical Corporation) that operated in West Chicago between 1932 and 1973.

  • Kerr-McGee Kress Creek/West Branch DuPage River Site
  • Kerr-McGee Sewage Treatment Plant Site
  • Kerr-McGee Residential Areas Superfund Site
  • Kerr-McGee Reed-Keppler Park Superfund Site

Read more about the DuPage County Kerr-McGee sites

Carnotite Reduction Company Site

From about 1915 to at least 1920, the Carnotite Reduction Company operated an elemental radium separation and refining facility in Chicago at 2600 S. Iglehart Place, a street that no longer exists. It is believed Iglehart Place was near what is now Ellis Ave.

Read more about the Carnotite Reduction Company Site