Stage of Clean-up: Remedy Selected
Conditions at Proposal (April 23, 1999): The Eastland Woole n Mill site (the site) consists of the mill property and areas wh ere contamination has migrated or otherwise come to be located du e to mill operations. The Eastland Woolen Mill property is a 21-acre parcel located on the north side of Main Street, Corinna, in central Maine. There is a 250,000 square foot Mill building, tw o dams, and several out buildings on site. The mill building str addles the East Branch of the Sebasticook River with one dam loca ted under the building near main street; the other dam is located approximately 500 feet north of the mill and maintains the water level of Corrundel Lake, a portion of the East Branch of the Seb asticook River. The two dams also create an on-site mill pond. The site is bordered to the north by Corundel Lake and residentia l property, to the south by Main Street, to the east by the Dexte r Road and the Methodist Church, and on the west by Route 43 and several residential properties. The original woolen-mill structure was built in the late 180 0s or early 1900s. The property was a woolen mill as far back as 1912. EWM owned and operated the mill from 1936 to October 1996 , when they closed the mill. EWM acknowledged that from the earl y 1960s to about 1971 it purchased and arranged for transport to its Corinna mill a dye aid chemical containing CHLOROBENZENE. More...