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Hazardous Waste Cleanup: US Steel South Taylor Environmental Park in West Mifflin, Pennsylvania

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Cleanup Status

EPA plans to collect groundwater samples in the summer 2014 to further assess both the groundwater and vapor intrusion pathways at the Facility.  In March 2017,  EPA determined that the  Environmental Indicators: Human Health Exposures Under Control and Migration of Groundwater  Under Control  had been met.

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Site Description

Interactive Map of US Steel South Taylor Environmental Park, West Mifflin, Pennsylvania

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The South Taylor Environmental Park (STEP) is a landfill site  part of which is designated and managed as wildlife habitat. United States Steel Corporation purchased the property in the early 1900s and has used it over the years for disposal of iron- and steelmaking byproducts.

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Contaminants at this Facility

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

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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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