Superfund Site:

UPPER DEERFIELD TOWNSHIP SANITARY LANDFILL
UPPER DEERFIELD TOWNSHIP, NJ

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Natalie Loney
(212) 637-3639

Remedial Project Manager
DIEGO GARCIA
(212) 637-4947

Site Location

Street Address:
HUSTED STATION RD
UPPER DEERFIELD TOWNSHIP, NJ 08302

Background

The Upper Deerfield Township Sanitary Landfill site is located in Upper Deerfield Township, New Jersey. The site is an inactive landfill covering 14 acres on a 23-acre tract of land. The site originally was used as a gravel pit from 1938 to 1960, when Upper Deerfield Township purchased 12 acres. The Township purchased the remaining acreage in 1977. A municipal landfill licensed to accept household waste operated at the site property until its closure in 1983. Landfill operations contaminated groundwater with mercury and volatile organic compounds (VOCs). VOCs are potentially harmful contaminants that can easily evaporate into the air. In ...
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