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Hazardous Waste Cleanup: Clean Harbors Laurel, LLC in Laurel, Maryland

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Waste transfer operations began in 1978. The site accepts waste from industrial clients and transfers it into trailers for shipping to treatment facilities. The site does not open or combine waste containers; the majority of containers handled are lab packs. Clients include hospitals, universities, manufacturing industries, and research and development facilities.
 

Cleanup Status

The site serves as a base for Clean Harbors drivers, as well as an equipment staging area for the field service group. However, there are currently no full time employees at the Clean Harbors Laurel site.

Review of all available records and discussions during a April 13, 2010 site visit indicate that there have been no reportable releases, no instances or evidence of soil or groundwater contamination, no site remediation, and no past, current, or planned monitoring efforts necessary at this Facility.

A Final Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Site Visit Report was issued on August 18, 2010 for the Facility. A Statement of Basis (SOB) was noticed on December 30, 2010. The EPA issued its Final Decision regarding the Facility on February 7, 2011 stating that Corrective Action was Complete without Controls.

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Site Description

Interactive Map of Clean Harbors Laurel, LLC Laurel, Maryland


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The site is located in Anne Arundel County, Maryland approximately 15 miles southwest of Baltimore (Figure 1). The Facility occupies an area of approximately 175,000 square feet situated at the intersection of Whiskey Bottom and New Fort Meade Road. The Clean Harbors facility consists of a loading dock area, a block building, an office building, a supply storage shed, an infiltration basin, and paved areas for the operation and parking of the Clean Harbors trucks and trailers. The Facility is located in a primarily residential area near the Baltimore/Washington International Airport and the nearest homes are located adjacent to the northeast and western property boundaries.

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Contaminants at this Facility

Review of all available records and site visit indicate that there have been no reportable releases, no instances or evidence of soil or groundwater contamination, no site remediation, and no past, current, or planned monitoring efforts necessary at this Facility.

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Institutional and Engineering Controls at this Facility

    Institutional Controls were not required for the site.

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    Land Reuse Information at this Facility

    The site's future use is yet 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 Maryland Department of Environmental Protection.

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