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Hazardous Waste Cleanup: Shenango Incorporated in Neville Island, Pennsylvania

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Cleanup Status

On February 24, 2005, EPA determined that the Facility met the Current Human Exposures Under Control environmental indicator.




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Site Description

Interactive map of Shenango Incorporated, Neville Island, PA

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Shenango produces iron, coke, and coke by-products. Shenango was founded in 1962 when Shenango Furnace purchased Pittsburgh Coke and Chemical Company. The current coke ovens and chemical operations at Shenango were constructed around 1930. Sometimes around 1952, a second blast furnace was installed. Shenango currently operates one “56 oven four meter battery”.

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Contaminants at this Facility

Groundwater was found contaminated with benzene, chloroform, naphthalene, arsenic and manganese;  thus the soil is potentially contaminated with these same contaminants.

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Institutional and Engineering Controls at this Facility

The need for Institutional Controls is yet to be determined.  

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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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