Lawsuit Planned Over Springdale Auto Salvage Lot

EPA Report Says Springdale Site Possibly Contaminated

Posted: June 2, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.

Courtesy Photo The old Meadors Truck and Van Salvage at the corner of Thompson Street and Black Oak Avenue is being studied for possible pollution in Springdale. An Environmental Protection Agency report states various drivetrain and other vehicle parts were left uncovered and exposed on the ground while the business was in operation.

SPRINGDALE -- The site of a longtime salvage yard could be contaminated by oil, gas and other automotive fluids.

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More than 4 million end-of-life vehicles are recycled annually in the United States. Auto recyclers dismantle these vehicles to recover fluids and parts for reuse, and scrap material for recycling.

Source: The Automotive Recycling Association

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