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RECORD NUMBER: 9 OF 11
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Superfund record of decision : Delaware City PVC, DE /|
|CORP Author||Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.|
|Publisher||U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,|
|Subjects||Hazardous waste sites--Delaware. ; Delaware City PVC (Del.) ; New Castle County (Del.)|
|Additional Subjects||Earth fills ; Industrial wastes ; Hazardous materials ; Waste disposal ; Site surveys ; Licenses ; Public health ; Water pollution ; Inorganic compounds ; Organic compounds ; Delaware ; Solid waste management ; Superfund program ; Land reclamation ; Municipal wastes ; EPA region ; Liquid waste disposal ; New Castle County(Delaware)|
The Delaware City PVC site is located two miles northwest of Delaware City, New Castle County, Delaware. In 1966 Stauffer Chemical Company (SCC) of Westport, Connecticut, founded the Delaware City PVC Plant, which is used for the manufacturing of polyvinylchloride resin (PVC), polyvinyl acetate and other polymers. An EPA conducted inspection in May 1982 indicated serious contamination of the shallow ground water. Currently, ground water, surface water, and soils are contaminated with PVC, benzyl chloride monomer (VCM), TCE, and 1,2-dichloroethane (EDC).
"Sept. 1986." "PB87-188371." "Office of Emergency and Remedial Response." "EPA/ROD/R03-86/031."