Superfund Site: HIGGINS FARM

Superfund Site Profile


The Higgins Farm site is located in Franklin Township, New Jersey.  A cattle farm operates on the 75-acre area.  Two holding tanks containing contaminated water and a barn housing excavated drums and roll-off containers containing contaminated soils are located on the northern part of the site.  A chain-link fence surrounds the tanks, the barn, and the area where the drums were dug up.  Groundwater is contaminated with hazardous chemicals.  Following immediate actions to protect human health and the environment, EPA put the site’s long-term remedy in place.  Residences are now connected to the public water supply.  Long-term groundwater treatment and monitoring are ongoing.