Superfund Site:

AMERICAN CYANAMID CO
BOUND BROOK, NJ

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Melissa Dimas
(212) 637-3677

Remedial Project Manager
Mark Schmidt
(212) 637-3886

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Site Location

Street Address:
EASTON TURNPIKE, BOUND BROOK, NJ 08805

Background

The American Cyanamid Superfund Site is located in Bridgewater Township, New Jersey and was added to the National Priorities List in 1983 after contamination was found at the site. Prior owners used the 575-acre site for numerous chemical and pharmaceutical manufacturing operations for more than 90 years, resulting in the contamination of waste disposal areas (referred to as impoundments), soil and groundwater with volatile organic compounds (VOCs), semi-VOCs, and metals. In 1998, EPA deleted a 140-acre portion of the 575-acre site from the National Priorities List, leaving 435 acres to be addressed. The 140 acre parcel of land, which primarily ...
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