Superfund Site:

OMEGA CHEMICAL CORPORATION
WHITTIER, CA

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Jackie Lane
(415) 972-3236

Remedial Project Manager
Wayne Praskins
(415) 972-3181

Site Location

Street Address:
12504 AND 12512 E. WHITTIER BOULEVARD, WHITTIER, CA 90602

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Announcements and Key Topics

- Since 2009, more than 12,500 pounds of contaminants have been removed from the soil and groundwater at the former Omega Chemical property.

- Operating vapor extraction systems ensure that contaminants in soil do not enter overlying buildings at unsafe levels. 

- More than 40 groundwater monitoring wells are being constructed to provide data needed to design a planned regional groundwater cleanup system.


Background

The Omega Chemical Corporation facility was a refrigerant and solvent recycling, reformulation and treatment facility that operated in Whittier, CA from about 1976 to 1991. As a result of spills, ...
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