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EPA Completes Third Five Year Review of Benfield Industries Inc. in Waynesville, NC

Release Date: 9/30/2013
Contact Information: James Pinkney, (404) 562-9183 (Direct), (404) 562-8400 (Main)

(ATLANTA – September 30, 2013) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 4 announces the completion of the third Five-Year Review of the remedy for the Benfield Industries Site located in Waynesville, Haywood County, North Carolina. In March 2013, the EPA conducted a five-year review of the remedies for contaminated soils and groundwater for the Benfield Industries Site.

The Site location is now a vocational training center and a manufacturing facility. The remedy at the Site currently protects human health and the environment. The next five-year review is required within five years of the signature of the report by September 2018.

Additional Site information is available at the Site’s local document repository and the findings of the Five-Year Review will also be sent to the repository located at the Town of Waynesville City Hall, 16 South Main Street, Waynesville, NC 28786.

Community members who have questions about the Site or the five-year review process are asked to contact:

Mr. Jon Bornholm at 404-562-8820 or and EPA Community Involvement Coordinator, Kerisa Coleman at (404) 562-8831 or

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