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NPL Site Narrative for South Brunswick Landfill

South Brunswick, New Jersey

Federal Register Notice:  September 08, 1983

Conditions at listing (December 1982): The South Brunswick Landfill covers 68 acres in a rural residential area in south Brunswick, New Jersey. The privately-owned site, now closed, consists of two mounds separated by a small stream that is a tributary of Heathcote Brook. EPA has found that both ground water and surface water are contaminated with various chemicals, including vinyl chloride, toluene, benzene, and heavy metals. There are private and public water wells within 3 miles of the site.

Status (July 1983): Under the terms of a Consent Order with EPA, the owner is currently cleaning up the site.

For more information about the hazardous substances identified in this narrative summary, including general information regarding the effects of exposure to these substances on human health, please see the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) ToxFAQs. ATSDR ToxFAQs can be found on the Internet at ATSDR - ToxFAQs (http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/toxfaqs/index.asp) or by telephone at 1-888-42-ATSDR or 1-888-422-8737.

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