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Velsicol Chemical Corp. (Marshall Plant)

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Community Involvement Coordinator
Teresa Jones (jones.teresa@epa.gov)
312-886-0725 or 800-621-8431, ext. 60725

Remedial Project Manager
Erik Hardin
312-886-2402 or 800-621-8431, ext. 62402


(where to view written records)

Marshall Public Library
612 Archer Ave.
Marshall, IL


The former Velsicol Chemical Plant is located on 420 acres in east central Illinois, one mile north of the city of Marshall. The plant produced products derived from petroleum by-products and the pesticide, chlordane. EPA cancelled the use of chlordane and Velsicol stopped manufacturing operations at the Marshall plant in 1988. Ground water, sediment, and soil at the site are contaminated with volatile organic compounds and pesticides.

The cleanup plan selected included:

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