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EPA is currently reviewing the existing environmental information to determine if further investigation and/or corrective action will be required at the site. EPA will first focus on the health and groundwater impacts, if any, presented by the facility. Once EPA completes this review process, an environmental indicator determination will be prepared and posted to this website.
The facility is currently the York Business Center (YBS). It is a warehouse and distribution center.
Caterpillar, Incorporated once operated as a Precision Barstock Products manufacturer. The manufacturing facility included two primary buildings located in the central portion of the facility. These two buildings accounted for approximately 34 acres. Numerous other buildings were located throughout the site. As a manufacturing facility, Caterpillar produced an assortment of component parts for Caterpillar tractors, which were assembled in various facilities around the world. The initial manufacturing plant (Building B) began operation in 1953.
PADEP has oversee investigation cleanup and closure of the various units at the site under the Act 2 program.
- Some of the site’s key documents of interest are accessible below:
- Environmental Indicator Determination - Human Exposures [PDF, 8 pages, 374 KB, 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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