Superfund Site:

MARATHON BATTERY CORP.
COLD SPRINGS, NY

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Cecilia Echols
(212) 637-3678

Remedial Project Manager
Pam Tames
(212) 637-4255

Site Location

Street Address:
KEMBLE AVENUE, COLD SPRINGS, NY 10516

Background

The Marathon Battery Company site is located in Cold Spring, New York. The 70-acre area includes a now-demolished nickel-cadmium battery plant and 11 surrounding acres, the Hudson River in the vicinity of the Cold Spring pier and a series of river backwater areas known as Foundry Cove and Constitution Marsh. The battery facility operated from 1952 to 1979, producing military and commercial batteries. Facility operations contaminated soil on the plant grounds and adjacent properties and sediments in Foundry Cove, adjacent marshland and the Hudson River with heavy metals and groundwater with a volatile organic compound (VOC).


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