Superfund Site:

FOOTE MINERAL CO.
EAST WHITELAND TOWNSHIP, PA

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Gina Soscia
(215) 814-5538

Remedial Project Manager
Jim Feeney
(215) 814-3190

Site Location

Street Address:
15 S BACTON HILL RD, EAST WHITELAND TOWNSHIP, PA 19355

Background

The Foote Mineral Co. site is located on a 79-acre property in East Whiteland Township, PA.  Starting in 1941, the Foote Company operated a variety of process buildings for the manufacture of lithium metal and lithium chemicals and inorganic fluxes for the metal industry.  Ores and minerals were also crushed and resized there.  When the plant closed in 1991, the site had two quarries, a pit used to burn solvents, a lined waste-water basin and more than 50 buildings and process areas.  Three unlined settling lagoons had already been leveled and backfilled.  The site is bordered by public roads, mixed ...
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