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Superfund Site Report: METALTEC/AEROSYSTEMS
 
 
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  • Site Description
    Stage of Clean-up: Construction Underway

    Conditions at listing (December 1982): The Metaltec/Aero-systems site covers 0.5-acre in Franklin Borough, Sussex County, New Jersey. The company buried hazardous wastes, including LEAD, in a pond on the plant site, which is within 500 feet of a municipal back-up well for Franklin Borough. Status (July 1983): The State has sent the company an Administrative Order to update a hydrogeologic investigation and evaluate remedial alternatives.

    Sources of Contamination:
    • Dumping - unauthorized
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  • Threats and Contaminants
    Groundwater is contaminated with various VOCS and HEAVY METALS. Potential health threats exist through the ingestion and/or inhalation of contaminated groundwater.


    Contaminants Detected

      Ground
    Water
    Surface
    Water
    Air Soil Other
    COPPER    X
    COPPER COMPOUNDS    X
    LEADXX   
    ZINC    X
    ZINC COMPOUNDS    X


    Groundwater and Drinking Water

    Were drinking water wells shut down due to contamination? Yes
    Population served by the wells now shut down: 1,001 - 5,000
    Are drinking water wells potentially threatened? Yes
    Population served by the threatened wells: 1,001 - 5,000
     
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  • Pre-Cleanup Rankings
    EPA Hazard Ranking System scores for METALTEC/AEROSYSTEMS:

    Less Hazard National Average More Hazard
    0%         50%         100%

    Overall site:
    Surface water migration:
    Ground water migration:


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    *Note: EPA's Hazard Ranking System is designed to screen and prioritize sites for the Superfund program, based on limited data available at time of listing. These scores are not based on a comprehensive risk assessment of the site and do not reflect conditions after initiation of cleanup work.
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  • Site Information
    Site Name: METALTEC/AEROSYSTEMS
    EPA ID: NJD002517472
    Address: WILDCAT & MAPLE ROADS
    FRANKLIN BORO, NJ 07416
    Other Names: METALTEC
      METALTEC/AEROSYSTEMS
    Site Ownership: Private
    Category of Site: Manufacturing Plant
    Date of Final Listing on the NPL: September 08, 1983
     
    List Standard Industrial Classifications (SIC) associated with current and past activities at the METALTEC/AEROSYSTEMS Superfund site.
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  • Potentially Responsible Party (PRP) Involvement
    Number of PRPs currently associated with this site: 0
    Hazardous waste received from off-site generators/transporters? No
    Number of owners/operators which are also municipalities: 0
    Percent of waste at the site that is municipal solid waste: None

    List Potentially Responsible Parties identified by U.S. EPA as associated with the METALTEC/AEROSYSTEMS Superfund site.
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