Superfund Site: SHARON STEEL CORP (FARRELL WORKS DISPOSAL AREA)
Superfund Site Profile
The Sharon Steel Corporation Farrell Works Disposal Area Site is located in in the Cities of Hermitage and 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 330 acres, including 100 acres of wetlands. Waste, from the Sharon Steel Corporation Farrell Works facility nearby, disposed at this 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 in 1998. The site is being cleaned up through federal, state and potentially responsible party (PRP) actions.