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Hazardous Waste Cleanup: Edmund Optics (Formerly: Plummer Precision Optics Company) in Pennsburg, Pennsylvania

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Cleanup Status

The soil sampling results revealed that there is no soil or groundwater contamination at the facility. No further actions are necessary at the Facility. EPA's Final Decision of Corrective Action Complete without controls for the Facility became effective September 25, 2009.

 
 


 

 
 

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Site Description

Interactive map of Edmund Optics (Formerly: Plummer Precision Optics Company), Pennsburg, PA

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The Facility is located at 601 Montgomery Avenue in Pennsburg, Upper Hanover Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Adjacent properties to the north and east of the facility are residential, to the west are vacant and unimproved, and to the south consist of the Joint Water Authority facility and Green Lane Reservoir. The Facility covers 7.65 acres.

In October, Edmund Optics purchased the property from Plummer Precision Optics. Plummer owned and operated the facility from 1973 through the date of the sale. The site has been operated as a precision optical equipment manufacturer since 1973.

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Contaminants at this Facility

EPA determined that the facility had met both environmental indicators: (1) Current Human Exposures Under Control and (2) Migration of Contaminated Groundwater Under Control and no further remediation  is required at the facility.

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Institutional and Engineering Controls at this Facility

The Institutional Controls were not required at the site.

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Land Reuse Information at this Facility

The site is under continued use.

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Site Responsibility at this Facility

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Corrective Action activities at this facility have been conducted under the direction of EPA Region 3.

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