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Superfund Sites in Texas Senate District 18

Links to information about Superfund sites, whether state or federal, active or deleted, in this Texas Senate district. Also information on sites officially proposed for National Priorities List or Texas Superfund Registry.

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ALCOA/Lavaca Bay
The EPA's web page on this former aluminum smelter in Point Comfort, Calhoun County.
Hu-Mar Chemicals
This former pesticide/herbicide production facility in Palacios, Matagorda County is being addressed under the State Superfund Program.
Sheridan Disposal Services
The EPA's web page on this former waste oil and solvent disposal facility in Hempstead, Waller County.
Required use of SW-846 Method 5035

New Information

Beginning January 1, 2016, the TCEQ Remediation Division will require the use of United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) SW846 Method 5035A, Purge-and-Trap and Extraction for Volatile Organics in Soil and Waste Samples, as amended, for the collection and preparation of solid samples for volatile organic compound (VOC) analysis using purge-and-trap technology.

The TCEQ Remediation Division guidance on Method 5035 has been updated and is available.