In March,1998 the Northern section of the Franklin Smelting Site was littered with production piles (blast furnace feedstock) and tote bags (baghouse dust).
Deteriorated Arsenical drums with torn flyash tote bags in the background
Demolition of structurally unstable Converter Building contaminated with high levels of lead and cadmium dust .
Application of a polymer coating to prevent dust migration from stockpiled process material containing high levels of lead and cadmium .
Zinc oxide tote bags and copper bearing feedstock materials both containing high levels of lead, cadmium and arsenic being prepared for loadout to offsite facilities for disposal or reclamation.
Loading of trucks for the offsite disposal of debris contaminated with high levels of lead and cadmium .
By August, 1999 the Northern section of the site had been cleared of the contaminated debris, and now awaits redevelopment.