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Hazardous Waste Cleanup: Harbison Walker Refractories in Templeton, Pennsylvania

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Cleanup Status

EPA/state will visit the facility and meet with company representatives on an upcoming date. EPA/state is reviewing existing environmental information to determine if further investigation is required. EPA/State will focus first on the health and groundwater impacts, if any, presented by the facility. Once EPA/state completes this review process, an environmental indicator determination will be prepared and posted to this website.




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Site Description

Interactive map of Harbison Walker Refractories, Templeton, PA

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In November 1980, Harbison Walker applied for Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Hazardous Waste Permit for waste code D001 (Ignitable Waste). Harbison Walker was aquired by Dresser Industries and Dresser Industries was acquired by Halliburton. Harbison Walker Refractories became Harbinson Walker International (HWI) in 2015. 

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Contaminants at this Facility

 To be determined.

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Institutional and Engineering Controls at this Facility

Institutional controls, if required, will be determined at the time of remedy selection.

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Land Reuse Information at this Facility

 The facility is unused.

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Site Responsibility at this Facility

RCRA Corrective Action activities at this facility have been conducted under the direction of EPA Region 3.

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