Superfund Site:

SHARKEY LANDFILL
PARSIPPANY, TROY HLS, NJ

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Patricia Seppi
(646) 369-0068

Remedial Project Manager
Pamela Clenance
(212) 637-4416

Site Location

Street Address:
EDWARDS & SHARKEY ROAD
PARSIPPANY, TROY HLS, NJ 07054

Background

During the 1930s, a pig farm was located on site.  Landfilling operations began in 1945.  In addition to accepting municipal solid waste from several counties in northern New Jersey, the landfill allegedly received hazardous and toxic materials between 1962 and 1969 from Ciba-Geigy Company. Records indicate that about 560,000 pounds of toluene, 130,000 pounds of benzene, 40,000 pounds of chloroform, 20,000 pounds of methylene chloride and 3,000 pounds of dichloroethylene were disposed of at the site.

From April 13, 1972 to May 10, 1972, about 25,700 tons of non-chemical wastes and 1,160 tons of liquid and chemical wastes, described as cesspool-type, ...
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