Superfund Site:

COMMODORE SEMICONDUCTOR GROUP
LOWER PROVIDENCE TOWNSHIP, PA

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Gina Soscia
(215) 814-5538

Remedial Project Manager
Sharon Fang
(215) 814-3018

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Site Location

Street Address:
VAN BUREN & RITTENHOUSE RDS, LOWER PROVIDENCE TOWNSHIP, PA 19403

Background

The Commodore Semiconductor Group site, which is located in Norristown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, was operated as a computer chip manufacturing facility from 1970 to 1993 by Commodore Business Machines. Waste solvents were stored in an underground concrete storage tank on site until 1975, when it was taken out of service. An unlined steel tank was installed next to the concrete one in 1975. Inspections conducted by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection indicated that both tanks leaked. The majority of residences in the area are connected to a privately-owned public water supply, however, a small number of individuals still have ...

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