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Optimization Review, Peck Iron and Metal Superfund Site, Portsmouth, Virginia

The Peck Iron and Metal Superfund Site is a 33-acre property located in Norfolk County, Portsmouth, Virginia. PIM (Figure 1) is the site of a former scrap metal storage and recycling facility that began operation in the 1940s. The Site borders Paradise Creek, a tidal tributary to the Elizabeth River. As a result of Site operations, elevated concentrations of lead, poly-chlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), arsenic and other contaminants are present in site environmental media, particularly surface soil.

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