Superfund Site:

PESTICIDE WAREHOUSE I
ARECIBO, PR

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Brenda Reyes
(787) 977-5869

Remedial Project Manager
Luis Santos
(787) 977-5824

Site Location

Street Address:
ROAD # 2 KM 59.7
ARECIBO, PR 00612

Background

The Pesticide Warehouse I (PWI) site is located in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. The 1-acre area is an active pesticide storage warehouse. It consists of a main warehouse, a smaller secondary warehouse in the rear of the property and a small storage shed. Facility operations contaminated soils and groundwater with hazardous chemicals. Field work is ongoing to determine if a remedy is needed to eliminate, reduce or control risks to human health and the environment.

Historically, the Puerto Rico Land Authority (PRLA) owned the site property. PWI has been operating at this location since 1953 and supplies pesticides for pineapple crops in ...
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