Superfund Site:

OHIO RIVER PARK
NEVILLE ISLAND, PA

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Amanda Miles
(215) 814-5557

Remedial Project Manager
Frank Klanchar
(215) 814-3218

Site Location

Street Address:
GRAND AVE
NEVILLE ISLAND, PA 15225

Background

The 32-acre Ohio River Park Superfund Site is located on Neville Island in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. A municipal waste landfill for Neville Township operated at the site from the 1930s until the mid-1950s. Industrial waste disposal activities continued at the site from 1952 through the 1960s. In 1978, Allegheny County began developing the site as a park, but stopped construction after discovery of industrial waste. Waste disposal practices contaminated soil and groundwater with hazardous chemicals. EPA investigated contamination at the site and it was listed on the National Priorities List (NPL) for clean up on August 30, 1990. EPA implemented ...
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