Superfund Site:

PIERSON'S CREEK
NEWARK, NJ

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Sophia Rini
(212) 637-3670

Remedial Project Manager
Pam Tames
(212) 637-4255

Site Location

Street Address:
ONE AVENUE L, NEWARK, NJ 07105

Background

The Pierson's Creek site is located in an industrial area of Newark, New Jersey. The site consists of Pierson’s Creek, which discharges to Newark Bay, located approximately 1.5 miles downstream  of its headwaters, and several sources of contamination to the creek, including the Troy Chemical Corporation facility.  The Troy Chemical Corporation facility, which manufactures antimicrobial and antifungal paint additives and related products, is located just upstream of Pierson's Creek. Prior to the facility's current operations, which began in 1956, the facility was occupied by other industrial operators since the late 1800s. Mercury compounds were manufactured at the facility from 1957 ...
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