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Georgetown; Redding,  Connecticut
Fairfield County
Street Address: 1 North Main Street
Zip Code: 06829

EPA ID #: CTD001162775
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Environmental Indicators Status: Current Human Exposures Under Control = YES, Groundwater Release Under Control = NO

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Gilbert & Bennett Manufacturing Company, Georgetown, CT (a village in the town of Redding) manufactured wire fencing products and operated two unlined hazardous waste lagoons, one drying pit and three waste piles (located south of route 107). This former hazardous waste storage and disposal facility generated waste acids, alkalis, solvents, oils, lead and zinc galvanizing waste and metal hydroxide sludge. The G&B Mfg. Co. filed for bankruptcy in 1998. A Consent Agreement and Final Order and Voluntary Corrective Action Agreement were the mechanisms driving Corrective Action. In 2002, the facility was acquired by Georgetown Land Development Company.

The Georgetown Land Development Project was been approved by the town but the redevelopment of the facility has stalled due to economic downturn. No manufacturing is currently taking place on the property. Refer to www.Georgetowngreen.com for more information.

Current Status
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Links to Other Information
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Disclaimer Instructions about PDF

Information in EPA's short-term cleanup ("removal action") on the G&B Lagoon  
Current Human Exposures Under Control Environmental Indicator Determination, 09/08/03  
Approval for Remedial Action Plan, September 28, 2007 (1.36 MB)  
Resource Conservation & Recovery Act (RCRA) Corrective Action Reuse Success Stories, 12/01/2008 (115 KB)   
EPA Corrective Action Website  
EPA - RCRA Cleanup Enforcement Authorities Website  

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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

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Carolyn Casey
EPA Project Manager
Address: 5 Post Office Square, Suite 100 (OSRR07-3), Boston, MA 02109-3912
Phone #:617-918-1368
E-Mail Address:casey.carolyn@epa.gov

David Ringquist
State Contact
Address:CTDEP, 79 Elm Street, Hartford, CT 06106-5127
Phone #:860-424-3573
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