Superfund Site: RADIATION TECHNOLOGY, INC.
ROCKAWAY TOWNSHIP, NJ

Superfund Site Profile


SITE BACKGROUND

Radiation Technology, Inc. (RTI) is a 263-acre site near Lake Denmark in Rockaway Township, New Jersey. Prior to 1972, activities at the site included the testing and development of rocket engines and propellants. Since 1972, operations on the site have included radiation sterilization, production of architectural products and production and finishing of hardwood flooring. RTI improperly stored and disposed of waste drums containing solvents and other organic chemicals on site, contaminating soil, sediment and groundwater with hazardous chemicals. Initial actions have protected human health and the environment. The site’s long-term cleanup is ongoing.