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Hazardous Waste Cleanup: Univar USA Incorporated in Hummelstown, Pennsylvania

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Cleanup Status

The facility has completed the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) corrective action requirements and a Statement of Basis has been completed and a public notice has been issued by EPA.  The Agency has determined, based on available information, that there are no unaddressed releases of hazardous waste or hazardous constituents from the facility. On August 21, 2013, the EPA issued a Final Corrective Action Determination that Corrective Actions are complete without controls.

In February 2013, EPA determined that the Human Health Exposures Under Control and the Migration of Contaminated Groundwater Environmental Indicators had been met.

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Site Description

Interactive map of Univar USA Incorporated, Hummelstown, PA

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Historically, the facility owned four parcels of land at the intersection of North Railroad and Wall Streets (Tract Nos. 1, 2, and 3 described above, and Tract No. 4, approximately 1 acre parcel located directly west of Tract No. 1 [not used for Univar operations]).   After 2001, when all operations ceased at the facility due to reorganization, Univar sold the 0.4-acre northern portion of Tract No. 4 to United Water of Pennsylvania (United Water) in October 2003.  In August 2004, United Water purchased from Univar the remaining 0.4-acre parcel, southern portion of Tract No. 4, located directly west of the former facility along the Norfolk Southern railroad tracks (not used for Univar operations).  Univar currently rents the facility to Exhibits, Graphics, Interiors (EGI), a company that specializes in planning, designing, and installing custom signs and displays. 

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Contaminants at this Facility

No contaminants above levels of concern exist at the Facility.

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Institutional and Engineering Controls at this Facility

    Institutional Controls were not required at 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

    RCRA Corrective Action activities at this facility have been conducted under the direction of EPA Region 3 with assistance from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP).

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