EPA Superfund Program: SHARON STEEL CORP (FARRELL WORKS DISPOSAL AREA), HERMITAGE, PA

Superfund Site Profile

The Sharon Steel Corporation (Farrell Works Disposal Area) site is located in Farrell, Mercer County, Pennsylvania. Located within a few hundred feet of the Ohio border and bordered on the east by the Shenango River, the site covers about 325 acres, including 100 acres of wetlands.  Waste disposed at the site included byproducts from steel manufacturing including contaminated sludge, slag, and pickle liquor.  Disposal activities resulted in contamination of soil, sediment and groundwater with hazardous chemicals.  EPA placed the site on the National Priorities List (Superfund list) in 1998.  The site is being cleaned up through federal, state  and potentially responsible party (PRP) actions.


SITE STATUS

Construction
Complete?
No
Contaminated Ground
Water Status
Under Control
Site-Wide Ready for
Anticipated Use?
No