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Superfund Site Report: BRESLUBE-PENN, INC
 
 
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  • Site Description
    Stage of Clean-up: Study Underway

    Conditions at Proposal (October 1995): The Breslube-Penn In c. site is located on Montour Road in Coraopolis, Allegheny Count y, Pennsylvania. The property is approximately 5 acres in size and has been inactive since late 1991. Five sources were identifi ed at the site: storage tanks, staged contaminated waste, a filt er cake disposal area, a waste pile, and a backfilled lagoon. In the mid-1970s, American Tallow and Wiseman OIL Companies conducted operations at the site. American Tallow operated a mea t-rendering business and discontinued operations at the facility around 1977. Wiseman OIL Company operated a waste OIL processing and reclamation facility at the site. Used oils were re-refined into FUEL OILS and sold to residual fuel users. Wiseman OIL als o manufactured lubricating OIL from the used oils for a short per iod of time during its operation of the facility. A filtering ag ent clay was generated as a residue from the filter during this p rocess. The filter cake was stockpiled in the southwestern porti on of the property.  More...
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  • Threats and Contaminants
    Elevated levels of inorganics, POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS (PCBS), volatile organics (VOCS), and poly aromatic HYDROCARBONS (PAHS) in on-site soils; elevated levels of inorganics, PCBS, and VOCS in well sources; were found at the site. Also, at the time of the site inspection ten people occupied on-site residences.


    Contaminants Detected

      Ground
    Water
    Surface
    Water
    Air Soil Other
    1,1,1-TRICHLOROETHANEX    
    1,1-DICHLOROETHANEX    
    1,2-DICHLOROETHANEX    
    1,2-DICHLOROETHYLENEX    
    AROCLOR 1254X    
    CADMIUM    X
    CHLOROETHANEX    
    CHROMIUM    X
    COPPER    X
    COPPER COMPOUNDS    X
    CYANIDE COMPOUNDS    X
    MERCURY    X
    METHYL ETHYL KETONE    X
    METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE    X
    NICKEL    X
    NICKEL COMPOUNDS    X
    P-CRESOL    X
    PHENOL    X
    TETRACHLOROETHYLENE    X
    TRICHLOROETHYLENEX    
    ZINC    X
    ZINC COMPOUNDS    X


    Groundwater and Drinking Water

    Were drinking water wells shut down due to contamination? No data
    Are drinking water wells potentially threatened? No data
     
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  • Pre-Cleanup Rankings
    EPA Hazard Ranking System scores for BRESLUBE-PENN, INC:

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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: BRESLUBE-PENN, INC
    EPA ID: PAD089667695
    Address: 84 MONTOUR RD
    CORAOPOLIS, PA 15108
    Other Names: WISEMAN OIL INC
    Site Ownership: Other
    Category of Site: Other
    Date of Final Listing on the NPL: June 17, 1996
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  • Potentially Responsible Party (PRP) Involvement
    Number of PRPs currently associated with this site: 0

    List Potentially Responsible Parties identified by U.S. EPA as associated with the BRESLUBE-PENN, INC Superfund site.
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