Superfund Site: LCP CHEMICALS INC.
LINDEN, NJ

Superfund Site Profile


SITE BACKGROUND

The LCP Chemicals, Inc. (LCP) site is located in Linden, New Jersey. The property was originally a portion of a larger industrial complex with chemical manufacturing operations. In 1955, GAF Corporation constructed and began operating a chlor-alkali (chlorine manufacturing) plant on the property.   Operations continued through the mid-1980s.  .Sampling of soil, surface water, sediment and groundwater found elevated levels of mercury and other contaminants. Site investigations and a feasibility study were completed in 2013.  In February 2014 EPA selected a remedy for the site.  .