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Remediation System Evaluation, FCX Statesville Superfund Site

The FCX property was an agriculture distribution center that formulated, repackaged, and warehoused pesticides and fertilizers. The former Burlington Industries property to the north and upgradient of the FCX property was a textile facility that used chlorinated solvents. These two properties comprise the FCX-Statesville Superfund Site. Pesticides and chlorinated solvents, mainly PCE, are present in soil and groundwater at the site. The groundwater VOC plume extends to the north, west and south from the site while the pesticide plume is comingled only in the southern extension of the VOC plume. The site is underlain by 15 to 65 feet of saprolite and residual soil hydraulically interconnected with underlying fractured bedrock generally consisting of gneisses and schists.

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