Superfund Site:

BLUE RIDGE PLATING COMPANY
ARDEN, NC

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Angela Miller
(404) 562-8561

Remedial Project Manager
Jon Borholm
(404) 562-8820

Site Location

Street Address:
171 GLENN BRIDGE ROAD
ARDEN, NC 28704

Background

The Blue Ridge Plating Company Superfund site is located in Arden, Buncombe County, North Carolina. It includes the area where Blue Ridge Plating Company operated a metal plating facility starting in 1974. The site included the facility building where metal plating operations took place. Commercial and industrial businesses and residential properties surround the site.  Two residences and an apartment complex are located west of the site which include low-income and minority residents.

From 1974 to 1985, operations included collection of metal plating wastes in drums located in the basement of the facility. Operations filtered out plating sludge, discharged the wastewater to ...
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