Superfund Site:

KAUFFMAN & MINTEER, INC.
SPRINGFIELD TWP(JOBSTOWN), NJ

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Wanda Ayala
(212) 637-3676

Remedial Project Manager
Nigel Robinson
(212) 637-4394

Site Location

Street Address:
MONMOUTH ROAD (ROUTE 537), SPRINGFIELD TWP(JOBSTOWN), NJ 08041

Background

The five acre Kauffman & Minteer, Inc. site is located in Jobstown, New Jersey. K&M, Inc. operated  an industrial transportation facility on the site. From 1960 to 1981, the company discharged wastewater used to clean the inside of its trucks into a drainage ditch and an unlined lagoon. The wastewater contained hazardous substances. In 1984, a dike that surrounded the lagoon broke, allowing wastewater to migrate off site to a neighboring property and into wetlands. Discharges from the lagoon and truck washing areas contaminated shallow groundwater beneath the site and threaten the Wenonah-Mount Laurel (intermediate) Aquifer, a major source of potable water near ...
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