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USS Lead Superfund Site

The USS Lead Superfund site is located in East Chicago, Indiana. The site includes part of the former USS Lead facility along with nearby commercial, municipal and residential areas.  The primary contaminants of concern are lead and arsenic. The USS Lead site was listed on the National Priorities List of the worst contaminated sites in the country in 2009. The Superfund site is broken into two Operable Units. The first, OU1, has been divided into three zones. These zones include a public housing complex and residential properties.

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EPA will hold a USS Lead Superfund site community meeting from 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and breakout sessions 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the former Carrie Gosch School, 455 E. 148th St., East Chicago.