MCADOO BOROUGH, PA
Superfund Site Profile
The McAdoo Associates site, located in Schuylkill Co., Pennsylvania, consists of two areas: the McAdoo Kline Township (MKT) location, covering about 8 acres in Kline Township, and the McAdoo Blaine Street (MBS) location, occupying less than 1 acre in McAdoo Borough.
The original use of the MKT location was the strip and deep mining of anthracite coal, which occurred sporadically from the 1880s to the 1960s. In 1975, McAdoo Associates acquired a 1 ½ acre tract comprising the western portion of the MKT location and used this site to reclaim metals from waste sludges by operating two rotary kiln furnaces and a ...
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