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Hazardous Waste Cleanup: LTV Aliquippa (Formerly: Bet-Tech International, LTV Steel) in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania

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Cleanup Status

In September 2015, EPA determined that the Human Health Exposures Under Control and the Migration of Contaminated Groundwater Environmental Indicators had been met.

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Site Description

Interactive map of LTV Aliquippa (Formerly: Bet-Tech International, LTV Steel), Aliquippa, PA

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This site, once part of Jones and Laughlin Steel which was subsequently acquired by LTV Steel then closed the plant in October 2000. Real Estate Developer, Bet Tech International, then acquired the property however LTV Steel continues to have Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) post closure responsibility.  This five acre parcel consists of a closed RCRA Hazardous Waste Landfill, designated the Secure Landfill and a slag landfill, designated the Residual Waste Area. The Secure Landfill was closed with a RCRA cap and post-closure care under a PADEP Consent Order and post-closure plan.

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Contaminants at this Facility

Primary contaminants of concern are volatile orgranic compounds (VOC) and lead.

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Institutional and Engineering Controls at this Facility

While there are no Institutional Controls, there are landfill caps and the secured landfill is operating under a Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) consent order.

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Land Reuse Information at this Facility

The site 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 with assistance from PADEP.

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