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Clarkdale Remediation Study Area | VRP Site


Properties located within the designated study area with in the Town of Clarkdale, Ariz.

Acceptance Into VRP

September 12, 2014

Contaminants of Concern (COCs)

  • Lead
  • Copper
  • Arsenic
  • Tin
  • Zinc
  • Boron

Affected Media

  • Soil 

What are My Health Risks?

For Soil | There is little to no health risk unless there is contact with skin or ingestion of contaminated soil.

Site Summary

  • Large-scale town cleanup from historic smelter emissions
  • Approximately 840 parcels have been sampled as of February 2018
  • Removal of affected soils began at the Town of Clarkdale parks in March 2018
  • Technical Memorandum: Evaluation of Potential Extent of Smelter Impacts was submitted in May 2018
  • ADEQ receives Remedial Action Work Plan — Revision 1 — in July 2018
  • In October 2018, ADEQ approves the Remedial Action Work Plan — Revision 1
  • In April 2019, construction of the Soil Repository begins