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Former Koppers Wood-Treatment Site

RCRA Site Information
  • Carbondale, IL (Jackson County)
  • EPA ID# ILD000819946
  • RCRA
  • Alias(es): Beazer East
  • Glade Creek Channel Relocation aerial photo (PDF, 1pg, 11"x17", 375K)
Contact Information

Community Involvement Coordinator
Rafael P. Gonzalez (gonzalez.rafaelp@epa.gov)
312-886-0269 or 800-621-8431, ext. 60269

Remedial Project Manager
Carolyn Bury (bury.carolyn@epa.gov)
312-886-3020 or 800-621-8431, ext. 63020, 9 a.m.—4:30 p.m.CST

Environmental Toxicologist
Bhooma Sundar


Information Respository is located At:
Carbondale Public Library
405 W. Main St .


The former Koppers Wood-Treating site, located in the northeast corner of Carbondale, dates back to 1902 when the Koppers Co. treated railroad cross ties, utility poles and other wood products. Until the plant closed in 1991, wood products were treated with chemical preservatives, including creosote. (more...)

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Neighborhoods near the former Koppers Wood Treating Plant will be protected from potential contamination regardless of any redevelopment. 


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