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Main Title Superfund record of decision : New Bedford, MA /
CORP Author United States. Environmental Protection Agency.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Year Published 1990
Report Number EPA/ROD/R01-90/045
Stock Number PB90-254293
OCLC Number 22835187
Subjects Hazardous waste sites--Massachusetts. ; New Bedford (Mass.)
Additional Subjects Earth fills ; Industrial wastes ; Hazardous materials ; Waste disposal ; Lead(Metal) ; Site surveys ; Licenses ; Public health ; Water pollution ; Solid waste disposal ; Manufacturing ; Estuaries ; Superfund program ; Polychlorobiphenyl compounds ; New Bedford(Massachusetts) ; Record of Decision ; First Remedial Action ; Liquid waste disposal
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EJBD ARCHIVE EPA ROD-R01-90-045 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 02/11/2013
NTIS  PB90-254293 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 01/01/1988
Collation 264 p. : maps, charts ; 28 cm.
Abstract The New Bedford site is a harbor area in the port city of New Bedford, Massachusetts, approximately 55 miles south of Boston. Two electrical capacitor manufacturing facilities, the Aerovox facility and the Cornell-Dubilier Electronics facility, are located along the New Bedford Harbor and, were major PCB users from the 1940s to 1978, when EPA banned the use of PCBs. These manufacturers released PCB-contaminated wastewater onto shoreline mudflats and into the harbor. As a result of the widespread PCB contamination, the State closed three fishing areas in the harbor in 1979, resulting in the loss of approximately 18,000 acres of productive lobstering ground. Between 1982 and 1985, EPA and the Coast Guard posted warnings notifying the public of fishing and swimming restrictions. The site has been divided into three study areas which include the Hot Spot area, the Acushnet River Estuary, and the Lower Harbor and Upper Buzzards Bay. This Record of Decision (ROD), the first of two operable units, is an interim remedy and addresses the 5-acre Hot Spot area, located along the western bank of the Acushnet River Estuary adjacent to the Aerovox facility.
Notes "March 1990." "PB90-254293." "Office of Emergency and Remedial Response." "EPA/ROD/R01-90/045."
Place Published Washington, D.C.
Corporate Au Added Ent United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Emergency and Remedial Response.
PUB Date Free Form 1990
NTIS Prices PC A12/MF A02
BIB Level m
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
OCLC Time Stamp 20130207103902
Language eng
Origin OCLC
OCLC Rec Leader 01102cam 2200301Ka 45020