EPA Superfund Program: RODALE MANUFACTURING CO., INC., EMMAUS BOROUGH, PA

Superfund Site Profile

The 1.8-acre Rodale Manufacturing Co., Inc. site is located in Emmaus, Pennsylvania. From the 1950s to 1975, Rodale Manufacturing manufactured wiring devices and electrical connectors on site. Square D conducted similar operations from 1975 to 1986. The disposal of electroplating waste and rinse water into on-site wells contaminated groundwater with hazardous chemicals. Following cleanup, operation and maintenance activities are ongoing.


SITE STATUS

Construction
Complete?
Yes (09/29/2003)
Human Exposure
Status

Under Control
Contaminated Ground
Water Status
Under Control
Site-Wide Ready for
Anticipated Use?
Yes