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Metal Bank

EPA ID# PAD046557096

NPL Status: Final

Cottman & Milnor St
Philadelphia, PA 19135
Philadelphia County


Remedial Project Manager
Will Geiger

Community Involvement Coordinator
Larry C. Johnson
215-814-3239 or 800-553-2509

Site Attorney
Robert Hasson

Governmental Liaison
Kinshasa Brown-Perry

Administrative Record Locations

The detailed Administrative Record can be examined on-line or at the following location:

N.E. Branch of the Philadelphia Library
2228 Cottman Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19149

U.S. EPA Region III
Public Reading Room
1650 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 814-3157

Please call to schedule an appointment

Site Photos

Machines uncovering an underground storage tank.
During the pre-design investigation, an underground storage tank is located.


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Scene of site, near Delaware River
The site, located on the Delaware River, was cleaned up in 2010.

Metal Bank Site photo taken during a inspectionAnother Metal Bank Site photo taken during a inspection
These photos were taken at a site inspection.

Current Site Information

Administrative Record

Fact Sheets

Five-Year Review

Public Meeting

Public Notice

Federal Register

  • 09/22/2005: DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE. Notice of Lodging of Proposed Amendment to Consent Decree Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act
  • 04/13/1999 Federal Register: request for public comment; Proposed Administrative Settlement Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act
  • 03/16/2006: Court Settlement Signals Go Ahead For Cleanup Of Metal Bank Superfund Site
  • 01/24/2003: Court Finds Defendants Liable for Cleanup of Metal Bank Superfund Site in Philadelphia
  • 07/13/2000: EPA Grants Philadelphia $100K to Redevelop Tacony Waste Site

Revised Remedial Plan (PDF) (9 p, 118 K)

Utility Group Consent Decree (PDF) (60 pp, 323 K)

Consent Decree For Settlement of Claims Involving Defendant Irvin G. Schorsch, Jr. (PDF) (24 pp, 240 K)

Consent Decree For Settlement of Claims Involving Defendant John B. Schorsch (PDF) 23 pp, 23 7K)

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