Dawson Forest Drums

Dawsonville, GA - Region IV

Site Contact:

Alyssa Hughes


Intersection of Red Fox Drive and Steve Tate Road
Dawsonville, GA 30534

Latitude: 34.4298683
Longitude: -84.1641110
NRC#: 958627

About 40, 55-gallon drums of unknown wastes were found abandoned in the Dawson Forest Wildlife Management Area. Dawson County Fire Department and Forsyth County HAZMAT responded to two leaking drums at the site. The site has been stabilized and access to the area is closed. EPA Phone Duty sent OSC Alyssa Hughes to address the situation. OSC Hughes is coordinating with DNR. It is believed the drums have been at their present location since October 29, 2010.

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