Containment Progress

To make sure containment efforts progress and continue to protect public health and the environment, Superfund law requires the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to evaluate Superfund sites every five years. In collaboration with its partners in state and local government, private industry and the general public, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency completed its third five-year review of the Lowry Landfill site in September 2012 and concluded that the site is “functioning as intended” and “protective of human health and the environment.”

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Did You Know?

  • Lowry Landfill’s gas-to-energy system produces enough electricity to power 3,000 households every year.
  • Lowry Landfill’s onsite water treatment plant treats 1.5 million gallons of contaminated groundwater every month.