A sub-site of the Onondaga Lake Superfund Site
New 2009 Fact Sheet
What’s been done to address the problem?
A Preliminary Site Assessment (PSA) has been completed, but the results have not been publically released. As of this writing, a Remedial Investigation of the site is underway. Two Interim Remedial Measures (IRMs), are being implemented:
1) the East Flume, is being investigated separately, and a cleanup plan developed.
2) a barrier wall is being constructed along the shoreline of Onondaga Lake. Phase III, which is scheduled to be completed in 2011, will extend along the entire length of the Lakeshore Area to Harbor Brook.
Partial List of site Contaminants
|CAS #||Contaminant Name||Contaminated
|71-43-2||BENZENE||SOIL/ GROUNDWATER||ATSDR Profile|
|108-88-3||TOLUENE||SOIL/ GROUNDWATER||ATSDR Profile|
|1330-20-7||XYLENE||SOIL/ GROUNDWATER||ATSDR Profile|
|91-20-3||NAPHTHALENE||SOIL/ GROUNDWATER||ATSDR Profile|
|7439-97-6||MERCURY||SOIL/ GROUNDWATER||ATSDR Profile|
|Dioxins and Dioxin-Like Compounds||SOIL/ GROUNDWATER||ATSDR Profile|
|1336-36-3||PCBs||SOIL/ GROUNDWATER||ATSDR Profile|