Superfund Site:

SHENANDOAH ROAD GROUNDWATER CONTAMINATION
EAST FISHKILL, NY

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Cecilia Echols
(212) 637-3678

Remedial Project Manager
Damian Duda
(212) 637-4269

Site Location

Street Address:
SHENANDOAH RD & BURBANK RD, SEYMOUR LANE, EAST FISHKILL, NY 12533

Background

The Shenandoah Road Ground Water Contamination site (Site) is located in East Fishkill, New York, in an area known as Shenandoah. The Site is an area of contaminated groundwater that has affected residential well drinking water. Tests showed that 60 residential drinking water wells in the area exceeded maximum levels for tetrachloroethene (PCE) and/or trichloroethene (TCE), harmful volatile organic compounds (VOCs) used in industrial solvents. PCE is considered a potential human carcinogen by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the levels detected during testing indicated an immediate threat to public health. After immediate actions to protect human ...
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