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Hazardous Waste Cleanup: Alta Kitson Farm in Henry, Virginia

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Cleanup Status

The Alta Kitson Farm (Facility) is a horse farm that was used for a one time unpermitted disposal of hazardous material. Currently no operations at the site involve regulated waste.

A Final Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Site Visit Report was issued in January 2008 for the Facility. A Statement of Basis (SOB) was noticed in the Franklin News Post on February 20, 2009. The EPA issued its Final Decision regarding the facility on April 7, 2009 stating that Corrective Action was Complete without Controls.

 
 

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Site Description

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The Alta Kitson Farm is located at 7732 Henry Road, (Rt. 606 and Rt. 605), Henry, Virginia 24102 (hereinafter referred to as the Facility). The Alta Kitson Farm (the Facility) is a horse farm that was used for a one time unpermitted disposal of hazardous paint wastes from the Blue Ridge Talc facility located across Route 605 (North) of the Facility (a formerly active manufacturer of latex and solvent based paint). The site consists of two parcels, one parcel of approximately 20 acres and another parcel that is approximately 40 acres, and is bordered by mostly rural property and farms.

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Contaminants at this Facility

The Alta Kitson Farm was used for a one time unpermitted disposal of hazardous paint wastes from the Blue Ridge Talc facility located across Route 605.

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Institutional and Engineering Controls at this Facility

Institutional Controls were not required at the site.

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Land Reuse Information at this Facility

The facility's use is to be determined.

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Site Responsibility at this Facility

RCRA Corrective Action activities at this facility are being conducted under the direction of the EPA Region 3 with assistance from the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality.

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