iceland coin laundry area gw plume


The Iceland Coin Laundry site is an area of contaminated ground water located at 1888 South Delsea Drive, in a combined commercial and residential area of the City of Vineland in Cumberland County, New Jersey. This contaminated ground water is located to the southwest of the former Iceland Coin Laundry and Dry Cleaning facility, which operated in the 1960s, and is part of the Kirkwood-Cohansey Aquifer system. Based on data from ground water samples collected in the area, the contaminated ground water plume area extends beneath South Delsea Drive, Dirk Drive, Garrison Road, Lois Lane, South Orchard Road, West Elmer Road, and West Korff Drive. On three occasions, between September 1987 and October 1990, ground water samples were collected from a well at 1276 Garrison Road by the Vineland City Health Department. Analytical results from these samples indicated the presence of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) exceeding State and Federal Maximum Contaminant Levels (MCLs). Subsequently, between December 1990 and September 1991, the Vineland City Health Department collected drinking water well samples from 55 residences in the area. Analytical results from these sampling activities indicated the presence of VOCs, primarily tetrachloroethylene (PCE), at concentrations above State and Federal MCLs in 16 of the 55 residences samples. These 16 wells were estimated to serve approximately 44 people. Potable municipal wells which draw from the same aquifer system are located within 4 miles of the site, and serve approximately 28,770 people. As a result of the private well contamination, in November 1991, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) installed point of entry treatment units in the affected residences as a temporary remedial measure. Public water supply mains were extended to the area between April 1993, and July 1994. Service connections from the new mains to the residences were completed in early 1996. In 1995 and 1996, the NJDEP conducted an expanded site investigation in the area of the former Iceland Coin Laundry facility, including subsurface soil and groundwater sampling. Site Responsibility: This site is being addressed through Federal and State actions.

Hazardous Ranking Score

30 / 100

A score of 28.5 or higher qualifies a site for the Superfund National Priority List.

Regional Contact

Region 2
Phone: (877) 251-4575

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Site Inspection
Preliminary Assessment
Final Listing On NPL

Contaminants & Health Effects

      Endocrine Disrupter
      Reproductive Toxin
      Persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic


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        within a 1 mile radius


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