Superfund Site:

PETER COOPER CORPORATION (MARKHAMS)
DAYTON, NY

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Michael Basile
(716) 551-4410

Remedial Project Manager
SHERREL HENRY
(212) 637-4273

Site Location

Street Address:
BENTLY ROAD, DAYTON, NY 14138

Background

The Peter Cooper Corporation site is located in Dayton, New York. The 106-acre site was an industrial waste disposal area for the Peter Cooper Corporation (PCC), a former animal glue and adhesives plant in Gowanda, New York.

From about 1955 until September 1971, a 15-acre disposal area was almost completely covered with about 9,600 tons of manufacturing waste from the Gowanda plant. In addition, a New York State Supreme Court Order required PCC to move about 38,600 more tons of waste from the Gowanda plant to the site. This took place between August 1971 and late 1972.

Materials disposed of at the ...
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