Seymour Hazardous Site Essay

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Seymour Hazardous Waste Site Monitoring & Remediation: GEOL2420 By: Michael Kozack Presented to: Jeff Back Contents 1.0 Introduction 3 1.1 Location 3 1.2 History 4 1.3 Chemicals Stored, or Spilled 4 1.4 Site Description 5 2.0 Geology 5 3.0 Hydrogeology 5 1.0 Introduction The Seymour Recycling Facility site was described as a landmark environmental failure in the 1970s. The site operated as a solvent recovery and solvent recycling plant. This report is a summary of the hydrogeology of the Seymour Recycling Corporation Superfund Site and surrounding area, and will examine the geology and the hydrogeologic framework of the site. The use of maps, contours, and cross sections will be used to aid in this evaluation. The compiled information will be used to describe the subsurface contamination that occurred during the operation and post operation of the Seymour facilities. 2.1 Location The Seymour Recycling Corporation site is located two miles southwest of the town of Seymour, Indiana, at the junction of U.S. Highway 50 and state route 11. The site occupies 14 acres of land in an industrial park, neighboring the former Freeman Army Airfield. (see figure 1.0) Seymour Recycling Corp. Seymour Recycling Corp. Figure 1: Google Hybrid Image of the town of Seymour, Indiana. Figure 1: Google Hybrid Image of the town of Seymour, Indiana. Figure 1: Google Hybrid Image of the town of Seymour, Indiana. Figure 1: Google Hybrid Image of the town of Seymour, Indiana. Figure 1: Google Hybrid Image of the town of Seymour, Indiana. Figure 1: Google Hybrid Image of the town of Seymour, Indiana. Figure 1: Google Hybrid Image of the town of Seymour, Indiana. Figure 1: Google Hybrid Image of the town of Seymour, Indiana. 2.2 History Operations at Seymour facilities began in 1969 under Seymour

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