Superfund Site:

LCP CHEMICALS INC.
LINDEN, NJ

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Natalie Loney
(212) 637-3639

Remedial Project Manager
Michael Pantliano
(212) 637-4315

Site Location

Street Address:
FOOT OF SOUTH WOOD AVENUE
LINDEN, NJ 07036

Background

LCP Chemicals, Inc., a division of the Hanlin Group, Inc., purchased the 26-acre chlorine production facility in 1972 from GAF Corporation, which owned and operated the facility since 1942. LCP operated the facility from 1972 through 1985, when it ceased operations. Sludge containing mercury from the chlorine production was discharged to lagoons. In 1972, 1974 and 1979, the State of New Jersey documented releases from the brine sludge lagoon into South Branch Creek.

Over the years, portions of the site and buildings were leased to other companies, including Union Carbide, Microcell Technologies and Kuehne Chemical Company. In July 1991, Hanlin Group, ...
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