Stage of Clean-up: Study Underway
Conditions at Proposal (June 1996): Beede Waste OIL is an i nactive waste OIL recycling and virgin fuel OIL storage and distr ibution facility located on Kelley Road in Plaistow, Rockingham C ounty, New Hampshire. The site includes two adjacent parcels tot aling 39 acres. The first parcel has been occupied by oil-relate d businesses since 1926, when Robert Beede operated a waste OIL r ecycling facility on site, receiving waste oils, collecting and s toring the oils on site in containers, and then reselling usable oils to asphalt manufacturing facilities and towns for dust suppr ession. Between 1964 and 1979, Cash OIL operated on site, and in 1979 Cash Energy, Inc. purchased the property. The last oil-rel ated business, Tri-State Resources, left the property in August 1 994. Waste OIL was deposited in a surface impoundment for an unkn own duration between 1960 and 1975 and in an underground storage vault from an unspecified date until its removal in 1991. The oi ls were periodically pumped into a series of aboveground storage tanks (ASTs). More...