Tate Access Floors Inc.
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EPA Project Manager
Ms. Catheryn Blankenbiller
Office of Pennsylvania Remediation
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Region III
1650 Arch Street
Mail code: 3LC30
Philadelphia, PA 19103-202
Phone: (215) 814-3464
- Corrective Action Status:
Corrective Action Underway
- Human Exposure Controlled: TBA
- Ground Water Controlled: TBA
Currently a site investigation is underway. In 2012 Tate entered into the One Cleanup Program.
The facility is situated on approximately 16 acres of land along Springvale road in Red Lion, Windsor Township, York County, PA. The building located on the site is 140,000 feet. From 1939 through 1973 Davey Products owned the site. During this time there were 4 settling lagoons that discharged into Pine Run. In 1973 the facility was transferred to Floor Systems, Inc, which was later named Donn Corporation. In 1975 the previous metal cleaning process for an open top vapor degreaser that used TCE solvent to clean metal parts. During the time that Donn Corporation closed all 4 lagoons. In 1988 Donn Corporation was acquired by USG in 1988. 1989 an Environmental Priorities Initiative Preliminary Assessment of the facility was conducted by NUS. On December 30, 1994 Tate purchased the facility and majority of the property from USG. Tate owns ~14.5 acres while USG owns the remain ~1.5 acres which has the closed Lagoons located on it. Tate did not purchase the environmental Liabilities. The company manufactures access floor panels, which includes rolling and pressing sheet metal into specified shapes and sizes; cleaning, welding, painting and filling panels with cement slurry and adhering various types of floor covering to the fabricated panels. Toluene-based adhesives have been used prior to 1996.
- Some of the site's key documents of interest are accessible below:
- Corrective Action Factsheet [PDF, 39 KB, 1 page, About PDF]
- Documents and reports regarding this facility also can be reviewed in person at these locations:
U.S. EPA Region III
Land & Chemicals Division
1650 Arch Street-11th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Call for an appointment.
- Submit a FOIA Request
Get instructions on how to submit a FOIA request. Additional fee for requests over 100 pages.
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The EPA is dedicated to providing you with timely and accurate information about our work at this site. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact EPA Project Manager: Ms. Catheryn Blankenbiller (215) 814-3464.