Superfund Site:

DWYER PROPERTY GROUND WATER PLUME
ELKTON, MD

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Amanda Miles
(215) 814-9999

Remedial Project Manager
Robert Wallace
(410) 305-2621

Site Location

Street Address:
NE OF INT. OF MD RTE 545 AND MD RTE 279
ELKTON, MD 21921

Background

The Dwyer Property Groundwater Plume site is located north of the intersection of Maryland Route 545 (Blue Ball Road) and Maryland Route 279 (Elkton Road), in Elkton, Cecil County, Maryland. The site encompasses a portion of the former explosives manufacturing facilities known as Triumph Explosives and Aerial Products. This company manufactured products for the military. It has been inactive since 1972, and is currently abandoned and overgrown.The site consists of a two distinct groundwater plumes contaminated with volatile organic compounds (VOCs). A specific source of the VOCs in the northern plume has been identified on the property; however, a specific source for the ...
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