Superfund Site:

JACKSON TOWNSHIP LANDFILL
JACKSON TOWNSHIP, NJ

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Patricia Seppi
(646) 369-0068

Remedial Project Manager
Michelle Granger
(212) 637-4975

Site Location

Street Address:
LAKEHURST AVENUE, JACKSON TOWNSHIP, NJ 08527

Background

The Jackson Township Landfill site is located in Jackson Township, New Jersey. The Jackson Township Landfill operated from 1972 to 1980. Twenty acres of the 135-acre area were used for dumping millions of gallons of liquid septic tank and coffee waste. The landfill was originally located in a relatively undeveloped area. Over time, homes were built and shallow wells put in close to the landfill. In 1977, area residents complained of poor water quality. Landfill operations contaminated the Cohansey Aquifer, a shallow aquifer, with a variety of volatile organic chemicals (VOCs). In the late 1980s, the landfill was closed in ...
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