Superfund Site: DE REWAL CHEMICAL CO.
KINGWOOD TOWNSHIP, NJ

Superfund Site Profile

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SITE BACKGROUND

The DeRewal Chemical Company site is located in Kingwood Township, New Jersey. From 1970 to 1973, the DeRewal Chemical Company used the site for the storage of chemicals. Chemicals handled included a range of metals, acid solutions and fertilizer nutrients and associated compounds. Numerous chemical spills were reported in 1973, including one incident in which the contents of a tank truck containing an acidic chromium solution were allowed to drain onto the soil. The DeRewal Chemical Company ceased operations at the site around 1974. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) soil cleanup has been completedand a groundwater cleanup was also performed.  The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) has initiated a groundwater monitoring program at the site.