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NPL Site Narrative for Ewan Property

Shamong Township, New Jersey

Federal Register Notice:  September 21, 1984

Conditions at listing (September 1983): The Ewan Property is a 43-acre, privately-owned property located in Shamong Township, Burlington County, New Jersey. An estimated 400 to 500 drums of hazardous waste containing various solvents, heavy metals, and polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons have been buried on an approximately 4-acre section of the property. The State has detected those chemicals in the aquifer currently supplying drinking water to about 1,000 area residents. Single-family residences are located as close as 2,000 feet away.

Status (June 1984): EPA is conducting a search for parties potentially responsible for wastes associated with 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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