Stage of Clean-up: Construction Completed
Conditions at listing (September 1983): The Ewan Property is a 43-acre, privately-owned property located in Shamong Township, Burlington County, New Jersey. An estimated 400 to 500 drums of hazardous waste containing various solvents, HEAVY METALS, and POLYNUCLEAR AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS have been buried on an approximately 4-acre section of the property. The State has detected those chemicals in the aquifer currently supplying drinking water to about 1,000 area residents. Single-family residences are located as close as 2,000 feet away. Status (June 1984): EPA is conducting a search for parties potentially responsible for wastes associated with the site.
Sources of Contamination:
- Dumping - unauthorized
- Storage - drums/containers of waste