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Hazardous Waste Cleanup: Mack Trucks Incorporated in Macungie, Pennsylvania

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Cleanup Status

On June 25, 2009 EPA determined that both the Human Exposures and Groundwater Environmental Indicators have been met.

EPA published in a notice, in local newspaper detailing the proposed Agency decision of no further corrective action based upon a Corrective Action Statement of Basis, and issued a Final Determination of Corrective Action Complete without controls on September 11, 2009. No further corrective action is required at this time at the Mack Trucks, Macungie facility.

 
 

 

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Site Description

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The Mack Trucks, Incorporated, Macungie Division facility is located in Lower Macungie Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. It is situated at 7000 Alburtis Road, Macungie, Pennsylvania 18062. It is bordered by State Route 100 and is located a few miles north of the Borough of Macungie. In general, the surrounding area is rural. Adjacent land includes both commercial and undeveloped properties.

The property is approximately 283 acres in size. The Mack Trucks, Inc. assembly facility is located on the northern portion of the property. The central portion of the property consists of a grassy field in between an asphalt access road and parking lot. The southernmost portion of the property is partially wooded and undeveloped with an abandoned farmhouse located between the assembly plant and Swabia Creek. All of these features are located within the Mack Trucks property boundary.

The property contains a one million square foot truck assembly plant that has been active since 1975. Mack Trucks operates two assembly lines that use pre-manufactured truck parts, and four paint booths. In addition to the assembly plant, a sales and administrative office is associated with the facility. Several large storage areas and warehouses located within the plant are used to stockpile parts for truck assembly.

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Contaminants at this Facility

There are no current or unaddressed releases of hazardous waste or hazardous constituents from the Facility, and no further corrective action or controls are required at the Facility at this time.

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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 site 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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