Union Carbide paid up to $60,000.00 To State of New Jersey
Toms River, NJ
Approximately 22 years ago, Union Carbide entered into agreement with the state of New Jersey. Union Carbide would only be responsible for treating ground water, monitoring and or filtering of ground water, over the following five years from date of agreement, as deemed necessary by the State of New Jersey up to a cost limit of $60,000.00. After which time Union Carbide would not be
responsible for further cleanup of the Reich Farm in Toms River, NJ.
The previous month's cover page can be found under "Resources".
EPA Public Meeting on Ciba-Geigy Site.
1, 2 dichlorobenzene (>100 ppm)
naphthalene (>100 ppm),
chlorobenzene (>1000 ppm),
1,2,4-trichlorobenzene (<100 ppm),
mercury (>100 ppm),
arsenic (>10,000 ppm).
The above list comprises a handful of chemicals that have been disposed of in the ground at the Route 37 Toms River Ciba-Geigy Super Fund Site. The Environmental Protection Agency has begun holding public meetings on the cleanup of these substances.
A representative of Ciba-Geigy at the public meeting stated "all chemicals are good", for which he was immediately chastised. As was told over the years to Ciba-Geigy employees that their site is not an "ice cream factory".
The next Public EPA Meetings are posted on this Web site under "How to Help"
For more information from the February EPA public meeting look under "Resources".