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Palmerton Zinc

EPA ID# PAD002395887

NPL Status: Final

211 Franklin St
Palmerton, PA 18071
Carbon County

Contacts

Remedial Project Manager
(OU1,OU2,OU3)
Charlie Root
215-814-3193
root.charlie@epa.gov

Remedial Project Manager
(OU4)
Andrew Hass
215-814-2049
hass.andrew@epa.gov

Community Involvement Coordinator
Alexander Mandell
215-814-5517
mandell.alexander@epa.gov

Governmental Liaison
Kinshasa Brown-Perry
215-814-5404 
brown-perry.kinshasa@epa.gov

Administrative Record Locations

Detailed public files (Administrative Record) on EPA's actions and decisions for this site can be examined at the following locations:

Palmerton Library
402 Delaware Avenue
Palmerton, PA 18071

US EPA Region III
Public Reading Room
1650 Arch Street - 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-814-3157

Please call to schedule an appointment.

IMPORTANT NOTICE – Please Read

Beginning October 1, 2015, this website will undergo improvements. During this time, access to some information may not be immediately available. For assistance locating information, please contact the Community Involvement Coordinator listed below in the "Contacts" section of this page. Thank you for your patience as we work to improve your access to site information.

Current Site Information

Enforcement Documents

Federal Register

  • 7/9/2007: Proposed Settlement Agreement
  • 6/24/1999:Lodging of Consent Decrees Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act

Five Year Review

Public Notice

Community Outreach

  • OU 1: Blue Mountain is the defoliated north slope near the east plant.
  • OU 2: The Cinder Bank is an accumulation of solid process waste deposits from both of the zinc smelting plants.
  • OU 3: This operable unit focuses on the offsite soil contamination in the valley.
  • OU 4: This operable unit focuses on the surface water and groundwater at the industrial complex, in addition to other potentially contaminated areas.

Administrative Record

Fact Sheets/Newsletters

Monthly Status Report

News Releases

Press Release

ATSDR's Public Health Assessment

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