SHARON STEEL CORP (FARRELL WORKS DISPOSAL AREA)
Superfund Site Profile
The Sharon Steel Corporation Farrell Works Disposal Area Site is located in the Cities of Hermitage and Farrell, Mercer County, Pennsylvania. The site is a few hundred feet from the Ohio border and is 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 basic oxygen furnace sludge and slag and pickle liquor. Disposal activities resulted in contamination of soil, sediment and groundwater with hazardous chemicals.