TELEDYNE WAH CHANG
OREGON
EPA ID# ORD050955848
EPA Region 10
Linn County
Millersburg

5th Congressional District

Other Names: Teledyne Wah Chang - Albany, Oremet-Wah Chang
Last Update: May, 2010

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Media Affected: Groundwater, Soil & Sludges
On-site sludge was contaminated with thorium, uranium, radium, and volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Creek sediments are contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB)s. Soil is contaminated with radionuclides, heavy metals, PCBs, and volatile organic compounds. Shallow groundwater is contaminated with VOCs, radium, and heavy metals. Past potential health threats included direct contact with and accidental ingestion of contaminated sludges, soil, or groundwater. The discharge of contaminated groundwater into nearby creeks could pose ecological risks. Radium contaminated soil may produce radon gas emissions, which pose an inhalation risk.


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SITE MANAGER(S):Ravi Sanga
E-MAIL ADDRESS:sanga.ravi@epa.gov
PHONE NUMBER:206-553-4092
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT COORDINATOR:Debra Sherbina
E-MAIL ADDRESS sherbina.debra@epa.gov
PHONE NUMBER: 206-553-0247
Information pertaining to this site is housed at the following location(s):
Albany Public Library (Administrative Records)
1390 Waverly Drive Southeast
Albany, OR 97321
(541) 967-4307

EPA Region 10 Superfund Records Center (Administrative Records)
1200 Sixth Avenue, ECL-076
Seattle, WA 98101