Superfund Site:

MOHAWK TANNERY
NASHUA, NH

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Rudy Brown
(617) 918-1031

Remedial Project Manager
Gerardo Millan-Ramos
(617) 918-1377

Site Location

Street Address:
FAIRMONT STREET, NASHUA, NH 03060

Background

www.epa.gov/superfund/mohawk

The former Mohawk Tannery facility (a.k.a. Granite State Leathers) is located on approximately 30 acres in Nashua, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. The currently inactive facility produced tanned hides for leather between 1924 and 1984. The site was proposed to the National Priorities List (NPL) on the basis of past disposal practices which included the direct discharge of wastewater containing such hazardous substances as chromium, zinc, and phenol into the Nashua River and the disposal of sludge containing such hazardous substances as chromium, pentachlorophenol, phenol, and 2,4,6-trichloropehenol into a number of unlined disposal areas at the site. ...
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