Superfund Site:

BERKLEY PRODUCTS CO. DUMP
DENVER, PA

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Gina Soscia
(215) 814-5538

Remedial Project Manager
Roy Schrock
(215) 814-3210

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Site Location

Street Address:
RD 2
DENVER, PA 17517

Background

The Berkley Products Co. Dump Site, located in Denver, Pennsylvania, is a former privately owned landfill that burned and buried municipal and industrial wastes from the 1930s until 1965. In 1965, Lipton Paint and Varnish Co. bought the Site and used it to bury municipal waste, paint waste, organic solvents, resins, and pigment sludge. When operations ceased in 1970, the Site was covered with soil, seeded, and sold. It is estimated that the landfill contained over 103,000 cubic yards of mixed wastes, which contaminated on-Site soil, groundwater, and leachate. The Site was added to the Superfund National Priorities List (NPL) on ...
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