Superfund Site:

DELFASCO FORGE
GRAND PRAIRIE, TX

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Edward Mekeel
(214) 665-2252

Site Location

Street Address:
114 NE 28TH STREET
GRAND PRAIRIE, TX 75050

Background

The site is located in the city of Grand Prairie, a western suburb of Dallas, Texas. The former Delfasco Forge facility operated as a munitions manufacturing and forge operation since the 1950s. The facility ceased operations in 1998. The source of contamination is the soil and groundwater contaminated with chlorinated solvents. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) program conducted a vapor intrusion investigation of the neighborhood in 2008, sampling sub-slabs, crawl spaces and indoor air in 16 homes and two commercial structures. Ten of the 18 structures had measurable levels of trichloroethylene (TCE) in ...
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