The Pepper's Steel and Alloys site occupies 30 acres known as Tracts 44, 45, and 46 in the Town of Medley, Florida. Since the mid-1960s the Pepper's Steel site has been the location of several businesses, many of which are still operating onsite. Operations have included the manufacture of batteries, pre-cast concrete products and fiberglass boats, as well as the repair and service of trucks and heavy equipment. Also, sandblasting and painting services, a concrete batching plant and an automobile scrap operation have been or are located on the site. The contaminants that have been identified within the soil, sediments, and ground water in and around the site include PCBs, organic compounds and heavy metals such as: lead, arsenic, cadmium, chromium, copper, maganese, mercury, zinc, and antimony. The selected remedial action for this site includes: collection and offsite disposal of all free oil according to TSCA regulations; excavation of soils.
"(EPA Region 4) Pepper's Steel and Alloys, Inc. Site, Medley, Dade County, Florida, March 1986"--Cover. "March 1986."