EPA Superfund Program: BARKHAMSTED-NEW HARTFORD LANDFILL, BARKHAMSTED, CT

Superfund Site Profile

www.epa.gov/superfund/barkhamsted

The Barkhamsted-New Hartford Landfill site is located near the Barkhamsted-New Hartford town line in northwest Connecticut. The 98-acre area was an unlined landfill that leaked hazardous solvents and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) into the underlying groundwater. The landfill was capped in 1999. Groundwater is now being cleaned and monitored.

TOPICS IN FOCUS

Institutional controls are required for this site.
 
This site requires ICs because a decision document, such as a Record of Decision, has documented some level of contamination and/or remedy component at the site that would restrict use of the site. These ICs are required to help ensure the site is used in an appropriate way and that activities at the site do not damage the cleanup components. These ICs will remain in place for as long as the contamination and/or cleanup components stay on site. The information in this matrix is a general description of the restrictions at the site only. The site contacts should be consulted if there are questions on the ICs for this site.

More information about institutional controls at this site.


SITE STATUS

Construction
Complete?
Yes (09/28/2001)
Human Exposure
Status

Under Control
Contaminated Ground
Water Status
Under Control
Site-Wide Ready for
Anticipated Use?
Yes