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BALL & SOCKET

Cheshire,  Connecticut
New Haven County
Street Address: 493 W. Main St
Zip Code: 06410
Congressional
District(s):

05
EPA ID #: CTD001167493
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Environmental Indicators Status: Current Human Exposures Under Control = YES, Groundwater Release Under Control = YES


Description
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Ball & Socket (B&S), Cheshire, CT, manufactured metallic buttons and fasteners from the 1850s until September 1994. On-site operations included metal stamping of brass and carbon steel, tumbling, electroplating, lacquering, and metal cleaning. The facility has implemented several Interim Corrective Measures ("ICMs"), including the closure of former electroplating sludge lagoons and the construction and operation of a groundwater pump and treat system to remediate contaminated groundwater, aimed at alleviating threats to health or the environment caused by on-site contamination. In 1997 EPA conducted an evaluation that determined that there currently existed unacceptable exposures to humans from site contaminants in groundwater, soils, surface water, etc. under current site uses.

Current Status
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Photos
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RDMS#108737

Links to Other Information
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Disclaimer Instructions about PDF

Current Human Exposures Under Control Environmental Indicator Determination, 8/22/05 (2.22MB)  
Migration of Contaminated Groundwater Under Control Environmental Indicator Determination, 9/26/05 (2.54 MB)  
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Public Record Locations
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OSRR Records and Information Center, 1st Floor, 5 Post Office Square, Suite 100 (HSC), Boston, MA 02109-3912 (617) 918-1440

Contacts
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Edgar Davis
EPA Project Manager
Address: US Environmental Protection Agency
5 Post Office Square, Suite 100
Mail Code: OSRR07-3
Boston, MA 02109-3912
Phone #:617-918-1379
E-Mail Address:davis.edgar@epa.gov

Ray Frigon
State Contact
Address:CTDEP
79 Elm Street
Hartford, CT 06106-5127
Phone #:860-424-3797
E-Mail Address:

Peter Dalton
Facility Contact
Address:131 Willow Street
Cheshire, CT 06401
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