Hazardous Waste Cleanup: Akrion Incorporated (Formerly: Submicron Systems) in Allentown, Pennsylvania
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- Cleanup Status
- Site Description
- Contaminants at this Facility
- Institutional/Engineer Controls
- Land Reuse
- Site Responsibility
There are no Areas of Concern (AOCs) at the facility. No releases have been reported by the Facility and there is no evidence of release. A review of all records and discussions during a June 2, 2011 site visit indicate that there have been no reportable releases, no instances or evidence of soil or groundwater contamination , no site remediation and no past, current, or planned monitoring efforts necessary at this Facility.
Based upon these factors, a Corrective Action Statement of Basis with a public comment period was posted by the EPA on November 30, 2011, and a Corrective Action Final Decision of "Complete with No Conntrols" was file on January 26, 2012.
Interactive Map of Akrion Incorporated, Allentown, Pennsylvania
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The Facility is located at 6630 Hedgewood Drive in Allentown, Salisbury Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania as shown in Figure One. The Facility is bordered by an industrial/office complex of buildings, toward the north/northeast, there is a residential park and residential subdivision. The Facility covers less than one (1) acre. The Facility was formerly owned by SubMicron System Inc.
SubMicron System Inc. submitted a Notification of Regulated Waste Activity to the US Environmental Protection Agency on October 18, 1994. In September 1999 SubMicron filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and on October 15, 1999 SubMicron System received approval from the US Bankruptcy Court for the sale of all assets to Akrion LLC. Akrion Systems is a leading supplier of advanced surface preparation systems used in the manufacture of solar, semiconductor and related devices.
No releases have been reported by the Facility and there is no evidence of release. A review of all records and indicated that there have been no reportable releases, no instances or evidence of soil or groundwater contamination, no site remediation and no past, current, or planned monitoring efforts necessary at this Facility.
Institutional Controls were not required at the site.
The facility is being reused.
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Corrective Action activities at this facility have been conducted under the direction of EPA Region 3.