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Hazardous Waste Cleanup: Arconic Technology Center (Formerly: Alcoa Technical Center) in Alcoa Center, Pennsylvania

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Cleanup Status

EPA and Pennsylvania Department of Environment (PADEP)  visited the the facility and meet with company representatives in March 2017.  After the visit  in March 2017, EPA determined that Environmental Indicators (Human Exposures under Control and Groundwater Migration) have been met.

 On May 4, 2017,  EPA issued a Corrective Action Statement of Basis which stated that  "concentrations of hazardous constituents identified in the soil and soil gas are within EPA's Regional Screening Level risk range for residential use; and concentrations ofhazardous constituents identified in groundwater are all below EPA's Maximum Contaminant Level national p1imary drinking water standards. Therefore, there are no risks to human health or the environment for any use at this Facility. " 


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Site Description

Interactive map of Arconic Technology Center, Alcoa Center, PA

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Alcoa's Technical Center outside of Pittsburgh was founded in 1965 and is the firms largest research center focusing on light metals research center and employing over 600 people in a campus setting covering 2300 acres.

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Contaminants at this Facility

 The facility is a large quantity hazardous waste generator (LQG).

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Institutional and Engineering Controls at this Facility

 Institutional and Engineering Controls are not required at this facility. 

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Land Reuse Information at this Facility

The facility is under continued use.

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Site Responsibility at this Facility

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Corrective Action activities at this facility have been conducted under the direction of EPA Region 3.

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