TELEDYNE WAH CHANG
Superfund Site Profile
Update: Start of 5th Five-Year Review
The EPA is starting the latest Protectiveness Review for the Teledyne Wah Chang Superfund Site. Protectiveness Reviews assess sites every five years to ensure cleanups continue to be protective of human health and the environment.
The site was contaminated by wastes, including radionuclides and volatile organic compounds, from a metals production plant. These contaminants impacted soils, sediments, and groundwater. Cleanups took place during the mid and late 1990s. The cleanup combined soil excavation, installation of a system that extracts and treats contaminated groundwater, and land use restrictions. The groundwater extraction and treatment, enhanced ...
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