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A.I.W. Frank/Mid-County Mustang

Narrative: Auto repair and body shop that dumped engine cleaning solvents into floor drains that led to a drain field. Soil and groundwater are now contaminated with trichloroethene.

Location: Exton, Chester County

Contaminants: Trichloroethene


AVCO Lycoming

Location: Williamsport, Lycoming County

Narrative: Manufacturer of aircraft engines. Historic releases led to contamination of groundwater with solvents and metals.

Contaminants: Chromium Trichloroethene


Baghurst Drive

Location: Harleysville, Montgomery County

Narrative: Groundwater contamination from an unknown source affecting residential wells. The State has provided water filtration systems to affected residents.

Contaminants: VOCs


Bally Groundwater Contamination

Location: Bally, Berks County

Narrative: Liquid hazardous wastes from a manufacturing operation were discharged into reservoir, from which those chemicals subsequently leached into the local groundwater supply.

Contaminants: Dichloroethene 1,4-Dioxane Trichloroethane Trichloroethene


Bell Landfill

Location: Wyalusing, Bradford County

Narrative: 23 acre landfill that acceptable municipal and hazardous wastes from 1970 to 1981, leading to soil, sediment, and groundwater contamination.

Contaminants: Arsenic Cadmium Manganese Methylene Chloride Vinyl Chloride


Bendix Flight Systems

Location: South Montrose, Susquehana County

Narrative: Aircraft instrument manufacturer from 1952 to 1996. The facility disposed of industrial solvents in trenches and a lagoon, resulting in soil and groundwater contamination.

Contaminants: Trichloroethene


Berks Sandpit

Location: Longswamp Township, Berks County

Narrative: Reportedly used for disposal of refuse and industrial wastes, resulting in groundwater contamination.

Contaminants: VOCs


Blosenski Landfill

Location: West Caln Township, Chester County

Narrative: 13.5 acre landfill that accepted solvents, paints, leaking drums, and other wastes, resulting in soil, surface water, and groundwater contamination.

Contaminants: Arsenic Benzene Chloroform Mercury PAHs Vinyl Chloride


Boarhead Farms

Location: Bridgeton Township, Bucks County

Narrative: Property in a residential area where various wastes were stored or disposed of, resulting in soil and groundwater contamination.

Contaminants: Heavy Metals VOCs


Borit Asbestos

Location: Ambler, Montgomery County

Narrative: Property used to dispose of asbestos wastes, including a pile that covered 2.5 acres and was up to 25 feet high. EPA has capped areas containing asbestos materials.

Contaminants: Asbestos


Breslube-Penn, Inc.

Location: Coraopolis, Allegheny County

Narrative: Former oil processing and reclamation facility.

Contaminants: PAHs PCBs VOCs


Brown's Battery Breaking

Location: Hamburg, Berks County

Narrative: Abandoned battery recycling facility that closed down in 1971. Children living on the site were discovered to have elevated levels of lead.

Contaminants: Lead


Butz Landfill

Location: Stroudsburg, Monroe County

Narrative: Former unpermitted dump that accepted various wastes, including solvents. This resulted in groundwater contamination.

Contaminants: Trichloroethene VOCs


Centre County Kepone

Location: State College, Centre County

Narrative: Former pesticide manufacturing facility that disposed of wastes in drums, lagoons, and sprayed onto a field.

Contaminants: Kepone Mirex PAHs VOCs


Chem-Fab Corp.

Location: Doylestown, Bucks County

Narrative: Former electroplating and etching facility.

Contaminants: Chromium 1,1-Dichloroethane 1,1-Dichloroethene Tetrachloroethene 1,1,1-Trichloroethane Trichloroethene


Commodore Semiconductor Group

Location: Norristown, Montgomery County

Narrative: Former computer chip manufacturing facility. Storage of waste solvents in leaking underground storage tanks contaminated groundwater.

Contaminants: Trichloroethene VOCs


Crater Resources

Location: King of Prussia, Montgomery County

Narrative: Several quarries used for waste disposal, resulting in soil, sediment, and groundwater contamination.

Contaminants: Benzene Cyanide Heavy Metals PAHs Phenol Toluene VOCs


Crossley Farm

Location: Hereford Township, Berks County

Narrative: Farm used for disposal of drums containing liquid wastes, resulting in contamination of soil and groundwater.

Contaminants: Trichloroethene VOCs


Croydon TCE

Location: Croydon, Bucks County

Narrative: A plume of chemicals in groundwater for no source has (according to EPA as of 2022) been identified.

Contaminants: Trichloroethene VOCs


Cryochem, Inc.

Location: Boyertown, Berks County

Narrative: A metal fabrication facility that disposed of excess solvents in its drain system, which discharged into nearby surface water, resulting in soil, surface water, and groundwater contamination.

Contaminants: 1,1,-Dichloroethane 1,1-Dichloroethene Tetrachloroethene 1,1,1-Trichloroethane Trichloroethene Vinyl Chloride


Delta Quarries & Disposal

Location: Antis and Logan Townships, Blair County

Narrative: Original two landfills, subsequently consolidated to form one large facility. Groundwater is impacted.

Contaminants: Heavy Metals VOCs


Douglassville Disposal

Location: Douglassville, Berks County

Contaminants: Heavy Metals PAHs PCBs VOCs


Drake Chemical

Location: Lock Haven, Clinton County

Contaminants: Acetone Benzene Benzo(a)anthracene Beta-napathylamine Chlorobenzene Chloroform Ethylbenzene Fenac Methylene Chloride Toluene Trichloroethene Xylenes


Dublin TCE

Location: Dublin Borough, Bucks County

Contaminants: Trichloroethene


East Mount Zion

Location: Springettsbury Township, York County

Contaminants: Copper VOCs Zinc


Eastern Diversified Metals

Location: Hometown, Schuykill County

Contaminants: Copper Dioxins Lead Manganese PCBs Phthalates VOCs Zinc


Elizabethtown Landfill

Location: Elizabethtown, Lancaster County

Contaminants: cis-1,2-Dichloroethene Trichloroethene Vinyl Chloride


Fischer & Porter

Location: Warminster, Bucks County

Contaminants: Tetrachloroethene Trichloroethene


Foote Mineral

Location: Frazer, Chester County

Contaminants: Antimony Arsenic Boron Bromate Chromium Lithium


Franklin Slag Pile (MDC)

Location: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County

Contaminants: Beryllium Copper Lead


Havertown PCP

Location: Haverford, Delaware County

Contaminants: Arsenic Dioxins Pentachlorophenol Petroleum hydrocarbons VOCs


Heleva Landfill

Location: Coplay, Lehigh County

Contaminants: VOCs


Hellertown Manufacturing Company

Location: Hellertown, Northampton County

Contaminants: Chromium Cyanide Trichloroethene VOCs


Henderson Road

Location: Upper Merion, Montgomery County

Contaminants: Benzene Chloroform Cyanide Heavy Metals Trichloroethene Vinyl Chloride


Hunterstown Road

Location: Gettysburg, Adams County

Contaminants: Asbestos Heavy Metals VOCs


Industrial Lane

Location: Easton, Northampton County

Contaminants: Benzene Tetrachloroethene Trichloroethene Vinyl Chloride VOCs


Jacks Creek/Sitkin Smelting and Refining

Location: Lewistown, Mifflin County

Contaminants: Cadmium Copper Lead PCBs Zinc


Jackson Ceramix

Location: Falls Creek, Jefferson County

Contaminants: Lead


Keystone Sanitation Landfill

Location: Hanover, York County

Contaminants: Manganese Mercury VOCs Zinc


Kimberton

Location: East Pikeland Township, Chester County

Contaminants: Dichloroethene Trichloroethene Vinyl Chloride VOCs


Letterkenny Army Depot - PDO Area

Location: Chambersburg, Franklin County

Contaminants: Chloroform Heavy Metals PCBs Trichloroethene VOCs Xylenes


Letterkenny Army Depot - SE Area

Location: Chambersburg, Franklin County

Contaminants: Benzene Lead PCBs TPH Trichloroethene VOCs Zinc


Lindane Dump

Location: Harrison Township, Allegheny County

Contaminants: Lindane


Lord-Shope Landfill

Location: Girard, Erie County

Contaminants: Heavy Metals Lead VOCs


Lower Darby Creek

Location: Delaware and Philadelphia Counties

Contaminants: Metals PCBs Petroleum Hydrocarbons


Malvern TCE

Location: Malvern, Chester County

Contaminants: Tetrachloroethene 1,1,1-Trichloroethane Trichloroethene


Metal Bank

Location: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County

Contaminants: PCBs


Metro Container Corp.

Location: Trainer, Delaware County

Contaminants: PAHs PCBs VOCs


Mill Creek Dump

Location: Erie, Erie County

Contaminants: Heavy Metals PAHs PCBs VOCs


Modern Sanitation Landfill

Location: York, York County

Contaminants: Benzene Chloroform VOCs


MW Manufacturing

Location: Valley Township, Montour County

Contaminants: VOCs


Naval Air Development Center

Location: Warminster, Bucks County

Contaminants: Carbon Tetrachloride Tetrachloroethene Trichloroethene


Navy Ships Parts Control Center

Location: Mechanicsburg, Cumberland County

Contaminants: Arsenic Cadmium Lead Manganese Mercury PAHs PCBs Pesticides


North Penn Area 1

Location: Souderton, Montgomery County

Contaminants: 1,1-Dichloroethane 1,1-Dichloroethene cis-1,2-Dichloroethene trans-1,2-Dichloroethene Tetrachloroethene 1,1,1-Trichloroethane Trichloroethene


North Penn Area 2

Location: Hatfield, Montgomery County

Contaminants: Metals Trichloroethene VOCs


North Penn Area 5

Location: Colmar, Montgomery County

Contaminants: Trichloroethane Trichloroethene


North Penn Area 6

Location: Lansdale, Montgomery County

Contaminants: Tetrachloroethene Trichloroethene VOCs


North Penn Area 7

Location: Lansdale, Montgomery County

Contaminants: Trichloroethene Vinyl Chloride VOCs


North Penn Area 12 (Transicoil)

Location: Worcester, Montgomery County

Contaminants: Trichloroethene VOCs


Novak Sanitary Landfill

Location: Allentown, Lehigh County

Contaminants: Heavy Metals Trichloroethene Vinyl Chloride


Occidental Chemical Corp.

Location: Pottstown, Montgomery County

Contaminants: Trichloroethene Vinyl Chloride


Ohio River Park

Location: Neville Island, Allegheny County

Contaminants: Benzene Benzo(a)pyrene Beryllium Chlordane Dibenz(a,h)anthracene Manganese Mercury 2,4,6-Trichlorophenol


Old City of York Landfill

Location: Seven Valleys, York County

Contaminants: 1,2-Dichloroethane Mercury Tetrachloroethene 1,1,2-Trichloroethane Trichloroethene Vinyl Chloride


Old Wilmington Rd/Perry Phillips Landfill

Location: Sadsburyville, Chester County

Contaminants: Trichloroethene VOCs


Osborne Landfill

Location: Grove City, Mercer County

Contaminants: Arsenic Heavy Metals Lead PCBs Pentachlorophenol VOCs


Palmerton Zinc Piles

Location: Palmerton, Carbon County

Contaminants: Cadmium Copper Lead Zinc


Paoli Rail Yard

Location: Paoli, Chester County

Contaminants: Benzene Fuel Oil PCBs


Price Battery Lead Smelter

Location: Hamburg, Berks County

Contaminants: Antimony Arsenic Lead


Raymark

Location: Hatboro, Montgomery County

Contaminants: Trichloroethene


Revere Chemical Company

Location: Revere, Bucks County

Contaminants: Benzoic acid Chromium Copper Heavy Metals PAHs VOCs


Rodale Manufacturing

Location: Emmaus, Lehigh County

Contaminants: Heavy Metals Trichloroethene VOCs


Ryeland Road Arsenic

Location: Heidelberg Township, Berks County

Contaminants: Arsenic Lead


Saegertown Industrial Area

Location: Saegertown, Crawford County

Contaminants: PAHs VOCs


Safety Light Corporation

Location: Bloomsburg, Columbia County

Contaminants: Radium Strontium Tritium


Salford Quarry

Location: Lower Salford Township, Montgomery County

Contaminants: Boron 1,2-Dichloroethene Lead Trichloroethene Vinyl Chloride


Sharon Steel Corporation

Location: Farrell, Mercer County

Contaminants: Metals PAHs PCBs Pesticides


Shriver's Corner

Location: Gettysburg, Adams County

Contaminants: Chlorinated solvents Toluene Xylenes


Stanley Kessler

Location: King of Prussia, Montgomery County

Contaminants: Tetrachloroethene 1,1,1-Trichloroethane Trichloroethene 1,2,3-Trichloropropane VOCs


Tobyhanna Army Depot

Location: Tobyhanna, Monroe County

Contaminants: trans-1,2-Dichloroethene Tetrachloroethene Trichloroethene Vinyl Chloride


Tonolli Corporation

Location: Nesquehoning, Carbon County

Contaminants: Arsenic Cadmium Chromium Lead


Tysons Dump

Location: Upper Merion Township, Montgomery County

Contaminants: Chlorinated solvents Trichloropropane


UGI Columbia Gas Plant

Location: Columbia, Lancaster County

Contaminants: Coal tar Cyanide Heavy Metals PAHs VOCs


Valmont TCE

Location: West Hazleton, Luzerne County

Contaminants: Trichloroethene VOCs


Walsh Landfill

Location: Honeybrook, Chester County

Contaminants: Chloroform Chloromethane Lead Mercury Toluene VOCs Xylenes Zinc


Watson Johnson Landfill

Location: Richlandtown, Bucks County

Contaminants: Metals PCBs SVOCs Tetrachloroethene Trichloroethene VOCs


Westinghouse Electric Corporation

Location: Sharon, Mercer County

Contaminants: PCBs Solvents


Westinghouse Elevator Company

Location: Gettysburg, Adams County

Contaminants: Dichloroethene Trichloroethane Trichloroethene


Whitmoyer Laboratories

Location: Myerstown, Lebanon County

Contaminants: Aniline Arsenic VOCs


William Dick Lagoons

Location: West Caln Township, Chester County

Contaminants: Chloroform PAHs Pesticides SVOCs Trichloroethene VOCs


Willow Grove Naval Air Station

Location: Willow Grove, Montgomery County

Contaminants: Tetrachloroethene Trichloroethene VOCs


Deleted Sites

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Aladdin Plating

Location: Scott Township, Lackawanna County

Contaminants: Chromium Cyanide Lead

Deleted: 2001


Ambler Asbestos Piles

Location: Ambler, Montgomery County

Contaminants: Asbestos

Deleted: 1996


AMP Inc.

Location: Glen Rock, York County

Contaminants: Trichloroethane Trichloroethene

Deleted: 1996


Austin Avenue Radiation

Location: Lansdowne, Delaware County

Contaminants: Asbestos Radium Radon Thorium

Deleted: 2002


Berkley Products Company Dump

Location: Denver, Lancaster County

Contaminants: Barium Lead Mercury Phthalates

Deleted: 2007


Berks Landfill

Location: Sinking Springs, Berks County

Contaminants: Aluminum cis-1,2-Dichloroethene Iron Manganese Trichloroethene Vinyl Chloride

Deleted: 2008


Brodhead Creek

Location: Stroudsburg, Monroe County

Contaminants: Arsenic Coal Tar PAHs

Deleted: 2001


Bruin Lagoon

Location: Bruin, Butler County

Contaminants: Heavy Metals Hydrogen sulfide Sulfuric acid

Deleted: 1997


Butler Mine Tunnel

Location: Pittston Township, Luzerne County

Contaminants: Petroleum hydrocarbons SVOCs

Deleted: 2021


C & D Recycling

Location: Freeland, Luzerne County

Contaminants: Copper Lead

Deleted: 2018


Craig Farm Drum

Location: Parker, Armstrong County

Contaminants: Benzene Toluene Resorcinol VOCs

Deleted: 2013


Dorney Road Landfill

Location: Mertztown, Berks County

Contaminants: Arsenic Benzene Chromium Dieldrin Ketones Lead Trichloroethene Vinyl Chloride


Deleted: 2018

Enterprise Avenue

Location: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County

Contaminants: Benzene Dichloroethene Vinyl Chloride

Deleted: 1986


Hebelka Auto Salvage Yard

Location: Weisenberg Township, Lehigh County

Contaminants: Lead

Deleted: 1999


Hranica Landfill

Location: Buffalo Township, Butler County

Contaminants: Heavy Metals PCBs Phenols VOCs

Deleted: 1997


Lackawanna Refuse

Location: Old Forge, Lackawanna County

Contaminants: Arsenic Boron Cadmium Dieldrin Lead Manganese Methylene Chloride Nickel Nitrate VOCs

Deleted: 1999


Lansdowne Radiation

Location: Lansdowne, Delaware County

Contaminants: Radium Radon

Deleted: 1991


Lehigh Electric and Engineering

Location: Old Forge, Lackawanna County

Contaminants: PCBs

Deleted: 1986


McAdoo Associates

Location: McAdoo, Schuylkill County

Contaminants: Heavy Metals VOCs

Deleted: 2001


Metropolitan Mirror and Glass

Location: Frackville, Schuylkill County

Contaminants: Aluminum Lead Silver VOCs

Deleted: 2005


Middletown Air Field

Location: Middletown, Dauphin County

Contaminants: Heavy Metals Lead Trichloroethene VOCs

Deleted: 1997


Moyers Landfill

Location: Collegeville, Montgomery County

Contaminants: Heavy Metals VOCs

Deleted: 2014


Presque Isle

Location: Erie, Erie County

Contaminants: VOCs

Deleted: 1989


Publicker Industries

Location: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County

Contaminants: Asbestos Heavy Metals PCBs Toluene Xylenes

Deleted: 2000


Recticon/Allied Steel

Location: Parker Ford, Chester County

Contaminants: Trichloroethene VOCs

Deleted: 2018


Reeser's Landfill

Location: Upper Macungie Township, Lehigh County

Contaminants: Cadmium Lead Mercury Zinc

Deleted: 1990


Resin Disposal

Location: Jefferson Borough, Allegheny County

Contaminants: Benzene Toluene VOCs

Deleted: 2003


River Road Landfill

Location: Sharpsville, Mercer County

Contaminants: PCBs VOCs

Deleted: 2004


Route 940 Drum Dump

Location: Pocono Summit, Monroe County

Contaminants: VOCs

Deleted: 2000


Strasburg Landfill

Location: Newlin Township, Chester County

Contaminants: Copper Heavy Metals Lead VOCs

Deleted: 2019


Taylor Borough Dump

Location: Taylor, Lackawanna County

Contaminants: Antimony Arsenic Chlordane Lead PAHs PCBs VOCs

Deleted: 1999


Voortman Farm

Location: Ladark, Lehigh County

Contaminants: Lead

Deleted: 1989


Wade (ABM)

Location: Chester City, Delaware County

Contaminants: Arsenic Chromium Lead Mercury PCBs VOCs

Deleted: 1989


Westline

Location: Westline, McKean County

Contaminants: Benzene PAHs VOCs

Deleted: 1992


York County Solid Waste and Refuse Authority

Location: Hopewell Township, York County

Contaminants: VOCs

Deleted: 2005


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