BURNT FLY BOG
MARLBORO TOWNSHIP, NJ
Health & Environment
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What Are the Risks at the Site?
People should avoid exposure to the soils because of the high levels of lead and PCBs. EPA minimizes these risks by installing fencing around the entire property and placing signs warning people it is a Superfund Site. Lead and PCBs can leach into flowing surface water. They are deposited in a sedimentation basin at the bottom of the wetland and monitoring indicates that they are not leaving the site through water flow.
Lead, PCBs, and Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons are present in the top soil at the site. EPA has fenced off the site, built a sedimentation basin to capture any contamination that is present in water, removed thousands of tons of waste and contaminated soil and treated this removed soil off-site, capped any remaining contamination, and is testing ways to further remediate the site.
EPA uses performance measures to track environmental results at Superfund sites. If you have any questions or concerns about the measures at this site, please contact the site team members listed under Site Contacts.
Read more about Superfund Remedial Performance Measures.
|Status at this
|What does this mean?|
|Human Exposure Under Control||Yes||Yes means assessments indicate that across the entire site:
No means an unsafe level of contamination has been detected at the site and a reasonable expectation exists that people could be exposed.Insufficient data means that, due to uncertainty regarding exposures, one cannot draw conclusions as to whether human exposures are controlled, typically because:
|Groundwater Migration Under Control||Yes||
Yes means EPA reviewed all information on known and reasonably expected groundwater contamination. EPA concluded the migration of contaminated groundwater is stabilized and there is no unacceptable discharge to surface water. EPA will conduct monitoring to confirm that affected groundwater remains in the original area of contamination.
No means EPA has reviewed all information on known and reasonably expected groundwater contamination, and the migration of contaminated groundwater is not stabilized.
Insufficient data means that due to uncertainty regarding contaminated groundwater migration, EPA cannot draw conclusions as to whether the migration of contaminated groundwater is stabilized.
Yes means the physical construction of the cleanup is complete for the entire site.
No means either physical construction is not complete or actions are still needed to address contamination.
|Sitewide Ready for Anticipated Use||No||Yes means:
No means that one or more of these three criteria have not been met. However, a site listed as no may still have redevelopment occurring on portions of the site and may be eligible for additional redevelopment.