Superfund Site:

ORDNANCE WORKS DISPOSAL AREAS
MORGANTOWN, WV

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Darriel Swatts
(215) 814-5536

Remedial Project Manager
Jeffrey Thomas
(215) 814-3377

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Site Location

Street Address:
1100 DUPONT RD, MORGANTOWN, WV 26505

Background

The Ordnance Works Disposal Areas site, located in Monongalia County, West Virginia, consists of a six-acre disposal area and a manufacturing plant area which is over 100 acres. The site is in a relatively rural location; the population within one mile is approximately 100. The adjacent Monongahela River supplies drinking water to approximately 60,000 residents, and the water intake is less than a mile downstream of the site. Many private companies operated chemical production facilities at this site since 1941, including ammonia and methanol production, operation of a coke plant, and production of various other organic chemicals. These companies became ...
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