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Hazardous Waste Cleanup: Sensus USA Incorporated in Du Bois, Pennsylvania

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Cleanup Status

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) visited the Senus USA ,facility and met with company representatives on July 30, 2002. EPA has reviewed the existing environmental information and determined that further investigation is required. In coordination with EPA, the Facility is performing additional groundwater and vapor intrusion investigations. EPA will focus first 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.

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Site Description

Interactive map of Sensus USA Incorporated, DuBois, PA

The site is an 18-acre parcel located in the City of DuBois, Pennsylvania. Beginning sometimes in the 1800 until 1876, the Invensys facility was used as a lumber mill, and then was used as an iron and steel foundry until 1937. After 1937, the plant was used for the manufacture of domestic gas meters and gas regulation equipment. Manufacturing activities at the site include gas meter assembly, testing, painting, diaphragm fabrication, plastic molding, white metal die casting, wet scrubbing of air emissions from diaphragm vulcanization process, machining, degreasing, and tin plating.

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Contaminants at this Facility

The facility was a large quantity hazardous waste generator (LQG) until 2006.

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Institutional and Engineering Controls at this Facility

The need for Institutional Controls is yet to be determined.  

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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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