Wednesday, December 11, 2013

The EPA seeks to add Superfund sites in NJ and NY

** Revised at 11 p.m. to add related environmental news stories below**

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today proposed to expand its national Superfund list with the addition of two contaminated sites in New Jersey and one in Queens, NY.

The three are the:

Troy Chemical Corporation site in Newark, NJ, where past industrial activities including chemical manufacturing contaminated Pierson's Creek which flows into Newark Bay.
NPL Site Narrative at Listing | PDF Version (1 pg, 100K)
HRS Documentation Record (PDF) (42 pp, 6.9MB)

Unimatic Manufacturing Corporation in Fairfield, NJ, where a former metals molding facility's machinery used lubricating oil that left behind Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs).
NPL Site Narrative at Listing | PDF Version (1 pg, 102K)
HRS Documentation Record (PDF) (34 pp, 15.3MB)

Wolf-Alport Chemical Company
in the Ridgewood section of Queens, NY, where soil and nearby sewers are tainted by residual radioactive contamination from past industrial activity.
NPL Site Narrative at Listing | PDF Version (1 pg, 102K)
HRS Documentation Record (PDF) (39 pp, 7.2MB)

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EPA Proposes to Add the Troy Chemical Corporation 
EPA Proposes to Add the Unimatic Manufacturing Corporation site in Fairfield  
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