Stage of Clean-up: Design Underway
Conditions at listing (December 1982): Hercules, Inc., owns a 5.5-acre site in undeveloped land in Gibbstown, Gloucester County, New Jersey. On the property and adjacent to the Delaware River are two unlined, open disposal pits in which Hercules and the previous owner of the site disposed of industrial chemicals, solvents, acids, and waste oils. Ground water is contaminated with BENZENE. Status (July 1983): EPA is preparing a Remedial Action Master Plan outlining the investigations needed to determine the full extent of cleanup required at the site. It will guide further actions at the site.
Sources of Contamination:
- Inadvertent spill