Superfund Site:

HELEN KRAMER LANDFILL
MANTUA TOWNSHIP, NJ

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Cecilia Echols
(212) 637-3678

Remedial Project Manager
Lawrence Granite
(212) 637-4423

Site Location

Street Address:
JESSUP MILL ROAD
MANTUA TOWNSHIP, NJ 08051

Background

The Helen Kramer Landfill is located in Mantua Township, New Jersey. The site includes a 66-acre refuse area and an 11-acre previously stressed area between the refuse and Edwards Run. A sand and gravel pit originally operated at the site. The site became a landfill between 1963 and 1965. Several types of wastes were deposited in the landfill, including municipal wastes, septage, industrial wastes, hospital wastes and industrial wastes. The landfill ceased operation in 1981. Its operations contaminated groundwater with hazardous chemicals. Following cleanup, long-term operation and maintenance activities for the site’s remedy are ongoing.

A sand and gravel pit originally ...
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