Superfund Site:

MIDDLESEX SAMPLING PLANT (USDOE)
MIDDLESEX, NJ

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Wanda Ayala
(212) 637-3676

Remedial Project Manager
HELEN SHANNON
(212) 637-4260

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Site Location

Street Address:
239 MOUNTAIN AVENUE, MIDDLESEX, NJ 08846

Background

The Middlesex Sampling Plant (MSP) site is located in Middlesex, New Jersey.
The 9.6-acre area was part of the nation’s early atomic energy program established by the Manhattan Engineer District in 1943. The site is surrounded by residential and industrial areas as well as fields and marshes and has a fence surrounding its property.  Activities at the site continued under the Atomic Energy Commission until 1967.  The site was primarily used to sample, store, test and transfer ores containing uranium, thorium, and beryllium. 
The site was placed in the custody of the Department of Energy (DOE) in 1980 under the ...
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