Superfund Site:

NORTH PENN - AREA 12
WORCESTER, PA

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Darriel Swatts
(215) 814-5536

Remedial Project Manager
Rombel Arquines
(215) 814-3182

Site Location

Street Address:
TROOPER RD, WORCESTER, PA 19490

Background

The North Penn Area 12 site includes the former Transicoil facility and the adjacent former control facility for a Nike Missile Base on Trooper Road in Worcester Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Between 1952 and 1991, several different owners  manufactured electric motors at the 25-acre former Transicoil facility. State records show that the facility used several drums of trichloroethylene (TCE) each year as a degreasing solvent until 1976, when it switched to trichloroethane. The company stored waste oil and solvents in an underground tank, and allegedly disposed of spent solvents in the septic system and directly on the ground. In 1979, ...
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