SPSOC Affecting Ground Water - Ground Truth

SIGNIFICANT POTENTIAL SOURCES OF CONTAMINATION AFFECTING SURFACE WATER

TO BE GROUND TRUTHED (w/in Critical Area)

 

 

Higher Risk

  • Above Ground Storage Tank

  • Agriculture Chemical- Formulation/Distribution (pesticide/insecticide)

  • Animal Feed Lots/Dairies (Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations - CAFOs)

  • Battery Recyclers

  • Body Shop/Paint Shop

  • Bridges and Bridge Abutments

  • Chemical/Industrial Plant

  • Dry Cleaner/Laundromat

  • Remediation Site (Superfund or Inactive/Abandoned Site)

  • Military Facility

  • Oil/Gas Tank Battery

  • Petroleum (includes bulk plants)

  • TRI Site (Toxics Release Inventory)

  • Truck terminal

  • Underground Storage Tank

  • Wood Preserving Plant

Medium Risk

  • Airport/Airstrip

  • Auto/Boat/Tractor/Small Engine Shop

  • Furniture Stripping

  • Mine

  • Plant Nursery

  • Promiscuous (unpermitted) Dump

  • Railroad Yard - Switching

  • Railroad Yard- Loading and Offloading

  • Railroad Yard- Maintenance

  • RCRA Facility (Resource Conservation & Recovery Act)

  • Sewer Treatment Plant

 Lower Risk

  • Asphalt Plant

  • Car Wash

  • Cemetery

  • Funeral Home

  • Golf Course

  • Hospital

  • Injection Well (all classes)

  • Lumber Mill

  • Marina

  • Metal Plating/Metal Working

  • Nuclear Plant

  • Oxidation Pond

  • Paper Mill

  • Pipeline Compressor Station

  • Port Facility

  • Power Plant

  • Printing Shop

  • Salvage Yard

  • Sand and Gravel Pit

  • Sanitary landfill/Solid Waste Disposal (active or inactive)

  • Sewer Lift Station

  • Ship Building Operation

  • Tailings Pond

Septic tanks will be physically counted within the critical area and reported as a density per square mile.

 

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