Hazardous Waste Cleanup: Jamestown Powder Coatings (Formerly: Beaver Paint Company) in Girard, Pennsylvania
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- Cleanup Status
- Site Description
- Contaminants at this Facility
- Institutional/Engineer Controls
- Land Reuse
- Site Responsibility
EPA is currently reviewing the existing environmental information to determine if further investigation and/or corrective action will be required at the site. EPA will first focus on the health and groundwater impacts, if any, presented by the facility. Once EPA completes this review process, an environmental indicator determination will be prepared and posted to this website.
On August 30, 2018, EPA determined that the Human Health Exposures Under Control had been met, and on August 31, 2018 EPA determined that the Migration of Contaminated Groundwater Under Control had been met.
Interactive map of Jamestown Powder Coatings (Formerly: Beaver Paint Company), Girard, PAView larger map
Beaver Paint began manufacturing industrial paint coatings in 1966. Operations ceased at the Girard plant in 2002 and the liquid paint operations moved to Jamestown, Pennsylvania. Jamestown Powder Coatings was purchased in 2002 and moved to the Girard location in November 2005. These new operations do not generate any hazardous waste.
During the time Beaver Paint was in operation, they generated solvent and ignitable wastes and wastewaters. These wastes and wastewaters were sent off-site for treatment. No spills were reported during this time
Contaminants of concernt are solvents and ignitable wastes.
Institutional controls, if required, will be determined at the time of remedy selection.
The site is under continued use.
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Corrective Action activities at this facility have been conducted under the direction of EPA Region 3.