Last updated April 9, 2018

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The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has received valuable information from the public; including former employees. Let us know if you have additional information that can help the department protect human health. You may provide your comments and information online. Also, if you have a private drinking water well and live within city limits, please notify us. All of this information will assist the department with our investigations.


update CITCAT Meeting Annoucement

The Camdenton Industrial TCE Contamination Advisory Team will hold its monthly meeting to address old and new advisory team business. For more information, contact Jennifer Lamons at 573-751-3907 or by email at Jennifer.Lamons@dnr.mo.gov.

  • When: Tuesday, April 10, 2018
  • Time: 5 to 7 p.m.
  • Place: Community Christian Church, 1064 N. Business Route 5, Camdenton
  • Agenda

 

Citizens requested from the department a timeline of events associated with the TCE sites in Camdenton. Below is a detailed list of major events including operations, investigations and cleanup efforts surrounding the former manufacturing facility located at 221 Sunset Drive, the city of Camdenton’s Lagoon #3, the Mulberry Well, the Camdenton Sludge Disposal Area site and the Dawson Metal Products Facility #2. Department staff compiled the timeline using publically available records with information dating from 1961 to present.

For Public Drinking Water Volatile Organic Compounds Annual Results, click here. (posted 02/09/18)

Camdenton TCE Sites Fact Sheet (posted 10/20/17)

 

Brief Overview

Modine Manufacturing Co. is conducting investigations of TCE releases at the 221 Sunset Drive facility as ordered by the department. Modine's earlier facilty investigations focused on soil contamination at the site. Through advances in science and an increased understanding of potential health effects related to vapor intrusion, the investigations expanded in December 2015 to collect samples of the indoor air inside the manufacturing building and nearby homes for vapor intrusion.

Hamilton-Sundstrand, parent company of former Sundstrand Tubular Products, is addressing related groundwater contamination issues with the Hulett Lagoon and Mulberry Well under an official agreement with the department. A water treatment system was installed as a temporary measure to keep the TCE plume contained and not spread to other city or private wells. The system aerates the TCE out of the water and into the open air.

The department's Permits section is managing the former manufacturing building site and the department's Superfund section is managing the Hulett Lagoon and Mulberry Well sites. Both department sections are working closely on the coordination of the investigation and the corrective action/remedial activities.

The department has received citizens concerns regarding the Dawson Metal Products Camdenton Facility #2 (DMPF #2) located at 1225 US Highway 54. It has been reported that TCE was disposed of “out the back door” into the environment during temporary operations of Dawson Metal Products after a fire at the original Sunset Drive facility location. As part of this investigation, Superfund staff are looking for any detailed and supported information about this claim and the sludge disposal reports listed below.

The second investigation is focused on the Camdenton Sludge Disposal Area site. In 1989, the sludge from the closed Hulett Lagoon was land applied in a field north of Forbes Road at the end of the runway at the Camdenton Memorial Airport. The department received new information from a citizen that two additional sludge disposal areas might exist. Superfund staff is looking for any detailed and supported information about this claim.

For more information about the DMPF #2 and Camdenton Sludge Disposal Area Site, please scroll to the bottom of this page and click on the site buttons.


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