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Cytec Industries Incorporated - Warners

Other (Former) Names of Site: American Cyanamid - Warners

EPA Identification Number: NJD002173144
Facility Location: 4900 Tremly Point Road, Linden, New Jersey 07036 Link to the site map
Facility Contact: Joel Jerome, (973) 425-8416
EPA Contact: None
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) Case Manager: Haiyesh Shah, (609) 633-0718, haiyesh.shaw@dep.state.nj.us
Last Updated: June 2009
Environmental Indicator Status: Human Exposures Under Control [PDF 74.8 KB, 11 pp] has been verified.
Groundwater Contamination Under Control [PDF 5.61 MB, 19 pp] has been verified.

Site Description

The site is located at the eastern end of Tremley Point Road in Linden, New Jersey. The site and surrounding area have been in industrial use for the past 80 years and this is expected to continue. The site was used for chemical manufacturing until 1998 when the chemical manufacturing operations were shut down.

Potential Threats and Contaminants

The sources of contamination were manufacturing buildings, laboratory waste sumps, a waste treatment system, and production areas. As a result, there are areas of soil and sediment (Rahway River) contamination. The contamination consisted of numerous organic contaminants, such as dichloroethane, dichloroethylene, trichloroethylene, pesticides and metals. The groundwater is saline and not suitable for drinking water purposes therefore, alternative groundwater standards were adopted for the site, which Cytec is meeting.

Cleanup Approach and Progress

Soil was cleaned up through thermal treatment and some of it was covered to prevent contact. Rahway River sediments were covered and the bulkhead was repaired to prevent the river from infiltrating the site.

Final Cleanup Status or Projection

Site Repository

Copies of supporting technical documents and correspondence cited in the site fact sheet are available for public review at the following location:

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Division of Solid & Hazardous Waste
Records Center
401 E. State Street, 6th Floor
Trenton, NJ 08625
Telephone: (609) 777-3373

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) makes available its public records through formal request under the Open Public Records Act (OPRA).

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