Superfund Site:

ALARK HARD CHROME
RIVERSIDE, CA

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Carlin Hafiz
(213) 244-1814

Remedial Project Manager
Rusty Harris-Bishop
(415) 972-3140

Site Location

Street Address:
2777 MAIN STREET
RIVERSIDE, CA 92501

Background

Alark Hard Chrome was a plating operation located on Main Street near Poplar Street in Riverside, California. It operated from 1971 to 1985. In 1982, Riverside County Health Department discovered soil contamination on site. The site’s potentially responsible parties (PRPs) were ordered to investigate the full extent of contamination at the site. All plating equipment and indoor storage tanks were removed from the site when the Riverside County District Attorney Office permanently closed Alark's operations in 1985. During the 1980s, site PRPs conducted investigations and in 1986 began an unauthorized removal of soil, which was stopped by the California Department ...
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