Superfund Site:

ELIZABETHTOWN LANDFILL
ELIZABETHTOWN, PA

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Alexander Mandell
(215) 814-5517

Remedial Project Manager
Frank Klanchar
(215) 814-3218

Site Location

Street Address:
W RIDGE RD, ELIZABETHTOWN, PA 17022

Background

The Elizabethtown Landfill Superfund Site is an inactive landfill that occupies about 16 acres at 349 West Ridge Road in West Donegal Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. The Site is located roughly one mile southwest of Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, in a primarily rural, agricultural area. The entrance to the Site is via West Ridge Road.

Initial commercial activities at the Site involved excavation of sand and gravel from
a 2-acre pit in the south-central portion of the Site. These quarrying operations occurred between September 1957 and April 1961. It subsequently operated as an unlicensed landfill from at least 1959 through 1973, accepting municipal, household, ...
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