Former Fruehauf Corporation
Lemont Furnace, PA
DATE OF NOTICE: January 15, 2014
PURPOSE OF THIS NOTICE: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing its proposed decision that Corrective Action is Complete without Controls under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, as amended (RCRA), for the former Fruehauf Corporation facility (Facility).
FACILITY DESCRIPTION: The 42-acre Facility is located at 300 University Dr, Lemont Furnace, PA 15456. The Greater Uniontown Industrial Fund purchased the Facility in 1959 and leased it from 1961 to 1991 to the Fruehauf Corporation, who manufactured and painted metal truck trailers at the Facility. Brier Hill Steel Company purchased the Facility in 1992 and leased it from 1993 to 2013 to BAE Systems, who refurbished and painted armored personnel carriers and military vehicles at the Facility. The two main buildings of the Facility are currently vacant; a smaller office building is currently used by Fayette Engineering Company.
INFORMATION AVAILABILITY: Information regarding EPA’s proposed decision is available on EPA’s website at www.epa.gov/reg3wcmd/public_notices.htm. The Administrative Record, which contains all the information considered in EPA’s proposed decision, is available at U.S. EPA Region 3, 1650 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA. 19103. Office hours are: Mon-Fri, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For additional information, contact Griff Miller, Project Manager, at Mail Code: 3LC30, at EPA Region 3’s address listed above; Phone: 215-814-3407; Fax: 215-814-3113, or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
COMMENT PROCESS: Persons wishing to comment on EPA’s proposed decision must submit comments to EPA within the 30-day comment period ending February 14, 2014. Interested persons may also request a public hearing on this proposed remedy. All comments and/or requests for a hearing must be submitted in writing via mail, fax, or email to the EPA Project Manager, Mr. Miller, as listed above, and must be received prior to February 14, 2014. All comments will be considered in making a final decision.
FINAL DECISION: EPA will make a final decision after considering all comments, consistent with applicable RCRA requirements and regulations. If the decision is substantially unchanged from the one in this notice, EPA will issue a final decision and inform all persons who submitted written comments or requested notice of EPA's final determination. If the final decision is significantly different from the one proposed, EPA will issue a public notice explaining the new decision and will reopen the comment period.