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Aircraft Components Superfund Site

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Contact Information

Community Involvement Coordinator
Janet Pope
312-883-0628 or 800-621-8431, ext. 30628

Remedial Project Manager
Jennifer Elkins
312-353-4627, or 800-621-8431, ext. 34627

MDEQ Project Manager
Judith Alfano


(where to view written records)

Benton Harbor Public Library
213 E Wall St. 
Benton Harbor, MI 49022


The Aircraft Components site consists of 17 acres of land in Benton Harbor, Mich., bounded by the Paw Paw River, North Shore Drive, and residential property. The main building on the site consists of a combination warehouse/office building connected to a warehouse. Outbuildings include a large metal-walled Quonset hut and a small Quonset hut. The buildings have been used for the past 40-50 years for the storage of radioluminous aircraft gauges containing radium as part of a mail-order distribution service known as Aircraft Components Inc.

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Site Updates

March 2015

EPA is performing quarterly groundwater monitoring events to evaluate the effectiveness of the 2014 in-situ chemical oxidation (ISCO) groundwater treatment injection. Monitoring will be performed in March, June, September, and December of 2015. Groundwater data reports for the site will be posted on the website once they are available.

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