Virtual Tour Stop #4: Slag Pile

The slag pile is located in roughly the center of DePue. The soil sampling conducted by Mr Garcia’s environmental science class in cooperation with Carus Labs revealed the following heavy metal contaminants at the slag pile:

Amount Detected
Aluminum    6.14 mg/kg
Arsenic    ND mg/kg
Barium    ND mg/kg
Cadmium    ND mg/kg
Chromium    0.04 mg/kg
Copper    0.06 mg/kg
Iron    27.13 mg/kg
Lead    0.08 mg/kg
Magnesium    28.6 mg/kg
Manganese    0.97 mg/kg
Nickel    0.02 mg/kg
Zinc    0.15 mg/kg


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