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Hazardous Waste Cleanup: Exide Pittsburgh Service Center in Bridgeville, Pennsylvania

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Cleanup Status

On July 2, 2010 EPA’s decision on Exide Pittsburgh facility was finalized as : no further action or controls are needed and the site is protective of human health and the environment.

The regulatory files show no documented spills or incidents were reported for the property. Exide operated the facility between 1980 and 1988. Before relocating operations to Vista Park Drive, Pittsburgh, Exide initiated a comprehensive cleanup of the building. A Pennsylvania environmental contractor was hired by Exide to oversee housekeeping clean-up efforts within the building.



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Site Description

Interactive Map of Exide Pittsburgh Service Center in Bridgeville, Pennsylvania

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The former Exide Pittsburgh Service Center property (Exide) is located in Bridgeville, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.  The land area is approximately 0.5 acre in size and contains a 4,800-square foot building.  Exide leased the building for warehousing, sales, and service of industrial lead acid batteries and storage of associated charging equipment.  Wastes generated at the facility included wastewater containing trace amounts of sulfuric acid, a lead and iron sludge, and spent batteries.

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Contaminants at this Facility

There are no current or unaddressed releases of hazardous waste or hazardous constituents at this Facility.

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Institutional and Engineering Controls at this Facility

 Institutional Controls were not required at the site.

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Land Reuse Information at this Facility

The site's future use is yet to be determined.

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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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