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Hazardous Waste Cleanup: Menesha Corporation in Yukon, Pennsylvania

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Cleanup Status

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) visited the Menasha Packaging Company facility and met with company representatives on May 18, 2004. The visit consisted of a facility tour and information gathering to assess the current status of the Facility.

On February 18, 2011, EPA determined that both the Human Exposures and Groundwater Environmental Indicators have been met. EPA is currently evaluating the information to determine if all of the corrective action requirements have been met.

On June 17,2011, EPA issued a Final Determination that no further corrective actions are necessary at the Menesha facility at this time.

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Site Description

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The 15.6-acre Menasha Packaging Company-Yukon Plant (Menasha) is located in Sewickley Township near Yukon, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, approximately 40 miles southeast of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The facility manufactures a variety of corrugated packaging materials for use in many different industries.

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Contaminants at this Facility

Hazardous wastes generated at the facility included chromium waste, lead waste, and solvent waste.

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Institutional and Engineering Controls at this Facility

There are currently no institutional controls for the Facility.

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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

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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