Superfund Site:

PASLEY SOLVENTS & CHEMICALS, INC.
HEMPSTEAD, NY

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Shereen Kandil
(212) 637-4333

Remedial Project Manager
Sherrel Henry
(212) 637-4273

Site Location

Street Address:
565 COMMERCIAL AVENUE
HEMPSTEAD, NY 11530

Background

The Pasley Solvents and Chemicals site is located in the Town of Hempstead, Nassau County  New York. The 75-foot-by-275-foot area is a former tank farm used for the storage of oils, solvents and chemicals. Poor waste handling and storage practices resulted in contamination of soil and groundwater on and off the site property with hazardous chemicals. Following cleanup, EPA took the site off the Superfund program’s National Priorities List (NPL) in September 2011. A police station is currently located on site.

From 1969 to 1982, Pasley Solvents and Chemicals Company (Pasley) operated a chemical distribution facility on site. The principal activity ...
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