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Environmental Awareness Library Collection


An essential e-document collection of reports and research about our environment. This collection contains many of the primary EPA source reports that the scientific community uses to base its findings.

 
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Higgins Disposal

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Site Description The Higgins Disposal site is located on a 37.6-acre parcel on Laurel Avenue in Franklin Township, New Jersey. From the 1950s to 1985, the site owner operated a waste disposal business, including an un-permitted landfill, waste transfer station, and compactor. The owner’s family currently maintains a residence on the site, as well as an equestrian facility (Hasty Acres Riding Club) and a truck repair shop. The site has approximately 10,000 people...

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Garden State Cleaners

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Site Description Garden State Cleaners (GSC) is a commercial dry cleaning facility that has been operating since 1969. In an investigation of GSC in 1984, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection detected high levels of the volatile organic compounds (VOCs) tetrachloroethylene (PCE) and trichloroethylene (TCE) in soils below a steam discharge pipe. Off-site monitoring wells located adjacent to and down gradient from the companies contain large quant...

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Bridgeport Rental and Oil Services

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Site Description The Bridgeport Rental and Oil Services (or BROS) site is a 30-acre parcel of land, formerly used as a waste oil storage and recovery facility, located in Logan Township, 1 mile east of Bridgeport and 2 miles south of the Delaware River. The property originally housed a tank farm, consisting of approximately 100 tanks and process vessels, drums, tank trucks, as well as a 13-acre waste oil and wastewater lagoon. Initial estimates indicated that th...

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Waldick Aerospace Devices, Inc.

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Site Description The Waldick Aerospace Devices site, approximately 1 ½ acres in size, is a former industrial facility located at 2121 Highway 35 in the Sea Girt section of Wall Township. From 1979 until about 1984, Waldick Aerospace Devices, Inc., leased this property for the manufacture and plating of metal components for the aerospace industry. In 1982, State and County inspectors found that various degreasing, dip, rinse and plating tanks, as well as a polish...

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Nl Industries, Inc.

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Site Description The 44-acre NL Industries site is a former secondary lead smelting facility that operated from 1972 to 1982. The site is located on Penns Grove-Pedricktown Road. In 1983, the site was sold to National Smelting of New Jersey, Inc., which operated it until 1984. During its years of operation, the company recycled lead from spent automotive batteries. The batteries were drained of sulfuric acid, crushed and then processed for lead recovery at the s...

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Bog Creek Farm

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Site Description A 4-acre disposal area was located on the 12-acre Bog Creek Farm, which contained a pond, bog, and trench. Between 1973 and 1974, organic solvents and paint residues were dumped around a trench in the eastern part of the property. Waste sampling revealed a wide variety of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and heavy metals. Some chemicals moved into the ground water, which carried them to the pond and bog, as well as to the north branch of Squank...

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Global Sanitary Landfill

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Site Description The 60-acre Global Sanitary Landfill site was licensed by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) to accept non-hazardous waste. The landfill borders Cheesequake Creek Tidal Marsh on three sides. In 1984, after heavy rains, two consecutive high tides occurred in the wetlands, and a portion of the southern side of the landfill collapsed and slid into the adjoining wetlands. As a result, the State closed the landfill. In 1984...

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Syncon Resins

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Site Description The Syncon Resins site encompasses approximately 15 acres in a heavily industrialized area of northern New Jersey. The site is situated on the peninsula formed by the Passaic and Hackensack Rivers. In addition to the 13 buildings on site, there were two unlined lagoons, numerous large bulk storage tanks, underground storage tanks, and at least two chemical reactor buildings housing stainless steel vessels. Prior to their removal, the site also c...

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Price Landfill #1

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Site Description The 26-acre Price Landfill #1 site is located in Egg Harbor Township and the City of Pleasantville. The site originally was a sand and gravel excavation operation that closed in 1968. Beginning in 1971, the Price landfilling operation began to accept a combination of both drummed and bulk liquid wastes. Initial listings of wastes consisted of industrial chemicals, sludges, oil, grease, septic tank, and sewer wastes. Tank trucks emptied bulk wast...

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Renora, Inc.

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Site Description The 1-acre Renora, Inc. site is located on Main Street in a heavily populated area of the Bonhamtown section of Edison Township, New Jersey. The site was used for the collection and hauling of waste oil and hazardous wastes from 1978 to 1982. During its operation, oils and hazardous waste materials were accepted for transfer storage and blending. Contamination of the site occurred as a result of transfer spills and container leaks from accumulat...

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Scientific Chemical Processing

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Site Description _________________________________, The Scientific Chemical Processing site covers 6 acres and is located in a light industrial area of Carlstadt. This site is a former waste processing facility that accepted various wastes for recovery and disposal. About 375,000 gallons of hazardous substances were stored on site in tanks, drums, and tank trailers. The site shut down operations in 1980 in response to a court order. Some company officials have r...

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Roebling Steel Co.

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Site Description The Roebling Steel Company site occupies a 200-acre former manufacturing plant for steel and wire products, located next to the Delaware River in Florence Township. The Roebling Steel Company produced steel wire and cable at this site for many years before closing in the 1980's. In the later years, certain portions of the site were used for housing polymer reclamation operations, storing insulating products, refurbishing refrigerated trailers an...

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Brook Industrial Park

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Site Description The Brook Industrial Park, a 4 ½-acre complex of light industries and warehouses, lies on the northern bank of the Raritan River in an industrialized area of Bound Brook. The site is flanked by railroads, and commercial and residential areas. The Industrial Park consists of three buildings, referred to as Stirling Center, Blue Spruce and National Metal. Industrial, chemical, and pesticide production and storage began in 1971, when Blue Spruce In...

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Lcp Chemicals, Inc.

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Site Description The LCP Chemicals, Inc. (LCP) site is located in an industrial area on the Tremley Point peninsula adjacent to the Arthur Kill, in Linden, Union County, New Jersey. The site is bordered by South Branch Creek to the east, ISP Environmental Services (formerly GAF Corporation) to the north, and Northville Industries, BP Corporation, and Mobil to the northeast, south, and west, respectively. South Branch Creek, a tributary of the Arthur Kill, flows ...

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M and T Delisa Landfill

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Site Description The M & T Delisa Landfill disposed of municipal waste from 1945 to 1975 on a 132-acre site in Asbury Park. Seaview Square Mall was constructed on about 25 to 30 acres of the landfill in 1976. The mall construction incorporated control measures to address the potential for contamination. Refuse was excavated and the mall itself is situated on clean fill. However, since the parking lot is built on refuse, methane gas vents and a system to collect ...

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Combe Fill South Landfill

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Site Description The Combe Fill South Landfill consisted of three separate fill areas comprising 65 acres on a 115-acre parcel of land between Chester and Washington Townships. The site operated as a municipal landfill from the 1940s until 1981 and was licensed to accept domestic and non-hazardous industrial wastes, sewage sludge, septic tank wastes, chemicals, and waste oils. In 1978, Combe Fill Corporation (CFC) bought the landfill. While under CFC management,...

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Jis Landfill

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Site Description __________________________________, The Jones Industrial Services (JIS) Landfill site is located in South Brunswick Township, near the border of Monroe Township. The JIS Landfill site covers approximately 24 acres, which includes a 7.8 acre landfill and a waste transfer operation. Landfilling operations began in 1956 within a former borrow pit. Excavated material from the borrow pit provided fill needed for the construction of the New Jersey Tur...

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Chemical Insecticide Corporation

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Site Description The Chemical Insecticide Corporation (CIC) Site is located in Edison Township. CIC owned the property located at 30 Whitman Avenue from 1954 to 1970 and used it for processing various pesticides. In the mid-1960s, the Edison Department of Health became concerned about odors, wastewater discharges and on-site fires. The Department ordered the facility to stop discharging wastewater, oversaw disposal of leaking drums to eliminate an odor problem, ...

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Burnt Fly Bog

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Site Description Burnt Fly Bog is located in a semi-rural area and covers about 1,700 acres, mostly in Marlboro Township, Monmouth County, but extending into Old Bridge Township in Middlesex County. It is located on the periphery of the New Jersey Pine Barrens. An auto salvage yard, a few scattered residences, and a horse farm are located nearby. Contamination of a portion of the Bog began during the 1950s and the early 1960s, with the direct dumping and spreadi...

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Brick Township Landfill

By: Environmental Protection Agency

Excerpt: Site Description The 42-acre Brick Township Landfill operated for more than 30 years, accepting sewage, septage, solids, bulk liquids, and other wastes. Chemical wastes were reportedly disposed of at the landfill in 1971, although this has never been fully documented. The landfill was privately owned until 1973, when it was acquired and operated by Brick Township until it was closed in 1979. Although the site partially is fenced, trespassers frequently enter. Co...

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