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Superfund Site Use Spotlights: Green Remediation

This Superfund program approach considers all environmental effects of remedy implementation and incorporates options to minimize the environmental footprint of cleanup actions. These projects reduce total energy use; tackle air pollutants and greenhouse gas emissions; reduce water use and preserve water quality; conserve materials and reduce waste; and protect land and ecosystem services.

This page highlights sites that exemplify green remediation best practices. Please click on individual sites to learn more.

Site Name State Region NPL Status Other Site Uses
Aerojet General Corp. California 9 Final Alternative Energy
Apache Powder Co. Arizona 9 Final Alternative Energy
Capped Site
Continental Steel Corp. Indiana 5 Final

Alternative Energy
Capped Site
Core Infrastructure

FMC Corp. (Fridley Plant) Minnesota 5 Final Alternative Energy
Frontier Fertilizer California 9 Final Alternative Energy
Gowanus Canal New York 2 Final Capped Site
Cultural/Historical
Intermountain Waste Oil Refinery Utah 8 Final Alternative Energy
Lexington County Landfill Area South Carolina 4 Final Capped Site
Core Infrastructure
Nebraska Ordnance Plant (Former) Nebraska 7 Final Alternative Energy
Norwood PCBs Massachusetts 1 Deleted Capped Site
Pemaco Maywood California 9 Final Alternative Energy
Athletic Fields
Capped Site
Sanford Gasification Plant Florida 4 Non-NPL  
Sharon Steel Corp (Fairmont Coke Works) West Virginia 3 Final  
Southside Sanitary Landfill Indiana 5 Deleted Alternative Energy
Athletic Fields
Summitville Mine Colorado 8 Final Alternative Energy
York County Solid Waste and Refuse Authority Landfill Pennsylvania 3 Deleted Alternative Energy
Athletic Fields
Capped Site