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Palmerton Zinc

EPA ID# PAD002395887

NPL Status: Final

211 Franklin St
Palmerton, PA 18071
Carbon County

Contacts

Remedial Project Manager
Charlie Root
215-814-3193
root.charlie@epa.gov

Community Involvement Coordinator
Alexander Mandell
215-814-5517
mandell.alexander@epa.gov

Governmental Liaison
Kinshasa Brown-Perry
215-814-5404 
brown-perry.kinshasa@epa.gov

Administrative Record Locations

Detailed public files (Administrative Record) on EPA's actions and decisions for this site can be examined at the following locations:

Palmerton Library
402 Delaware Avenue
Palmerton, PA 18071

US EPA Region III
Public Reading Room
1650 Arch Street - 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-814-3157

Please call to schedule an appointment.

Current Site Information

Enforcement Documents

Federal Register

  • 7/9/2007: Proposed Settlement Agreement
  • 6/24/1999:Lodging of Consent Decrees Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act

Public Notice

Site Progress Profile

Community Outreach

  • OU 1: Blue Mountain is the defoliated north slope near the east plant.
  • OU 2: The Cinder Bank is an accumulation of solid process waste deposits from both of the zinc smelting plants.
  • OU 3: This operable unit focuses on the offsite soil contamination in the valley.
  • OU 4: This operable unit focuses on the surface water and groundwater at the industrial complex, in addition to other potentially contaminated areas.

Administrative Record

Fact Sheets/Newsletters

Monthly Status Report

News Releases

Press Release

Record of Decision

Site Actions

ATSDR's Public Health Assessment

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