Waste Site Cleanup & Reuse in New England
Wollaston Alloys Inc.
An explosion and reported fire occurred at the Wollaston Alloys, Inc., facility located at 205 Woods Road in Braintree, Mass. Wollaston Alloys produces air set and shell castings in alloys ranging from carbon steels to nickel based alloys, with net weights up to 6,000 pounds. Some of the on-site chemicals included aluminum, magnesium, and sulfuric acid. This facility is located within 1/4 mile of I-93 and wind conditions indicated that the highway was downwind of the facility. When EPA arrived at the facility, the fire was out, DEP was also on site with its mobile air lab. DEP did not identify any contaminants migrating off site. DEP did the follow-up work with the facility.
Location: Braintree, MA
Start date: 03/24/2009
End date: 03/24/2009
Contact: Claudia Deane (email@example.com)