Superfund Site:

HAVERTOWN PCP
HAVERFORD, PA

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Gina Soscia
(215) 814-5538

Remedial Project Manager
Joshua Barber
(215) 814-3393

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Site Location

Street Address:
EAGLE ROAD RC DRAWER F
HAVERFORD, PA 19083

Background

From 1947 to 1991, National Wood Preservers ran a wood treatment operation on this site in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The company reportedly disposed of liquid waste in a well leading to groundwater under the plant.  The wastes where mostly oil contaminated with pentachlorophenol (PCP). The liquid wastes leaked into nearby Naylor’s Run, a small stream that flows through a residential area and then empties into the Delaware River. Liquid wastes were also spilled on the surface, contaminating soil in the area. Approximately 26,000 people live within a mile of the site and there are no known users of the groundwater ...
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