NL Ventures V Cameron LP
(Formerly: Turbine Airfoils Design 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.
1901 Atlas of Harrisburg indicates the buildings were part of Steelton and Harrisburg Brick Company. In 1943 DPC acquired the site from Harrisburg Steel Corporation. DPC was a government corporation that builds industrial plants to supply WWII. This building was known as Plancor 502 and manufactured Demolition bombs, shells and high pressure gas cylinders, there were no live charges. April 1949 the site was sold to the Commonwealth of PA. In June 1951 the Air Force notified the Commonwealth of PA that this property was required for national security purposes. The lease was automatically renewed until May 1956.Tentants since has been Thompson Inc in the 1950’s and TRW from the 1960’s to 1986. Chormalloy was established and took over operations from TRW in 1986.
On November 5, 2008 an Environmental Covenant went into effect. The Covenant states that 1) the groundwater shall not be used for any drinking or agricultural purpose without treatment 2) Shall be used solely for nonresidential, 3) grantee shall have a continuing duty to maintain the pavement caps and/or structures overlying the fuel oil SPL on the Property. Also remaining soils or other materials where such excavation or removal occurs shall either meet 1) applicable statewide health standards or numeric based sire specific standards approved by the department in writing and all applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations and ordinances pertaining to the environment and occupational safety or 2) be covered with materials that eliminate the pathway of exposure to the underlying contamination and is capable of physically supporting the intended use of the Area. And every third January written documentation stating whether or not the activity and use limitations in the environmental Covenant are being abided by shall be submitted to PADEP.
- 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.