Information from GAO Superfund Survey 1999

[New York] SINCLAIR REFINERY (NYD980535215)

Site ID: NYD980535215
Site name and region Location, county, and size of site Date EPA added site to National Priorities List (NPL) When added to NPL, buildings present at site When added to NPL, site also had Primary contaminants at site Causes of contamination Public health advisory issued Primary financial responsibility for site
Sinclair Refinery Region=2 South Brooklyn Avenue, Wellsville NY 14895 / Allegany / 114 acres Sept. 1983 abandoned commercial, public, or industrial buildings; commercial buildings (in use); public buildings/facilities (in use); industry/manufacturing (operating) landfill(s); oil/water separator metals, SVOCs, VOCs use as landfill, petroleum-related operations, petroleum refineries No Private party


EPA's site ID=NYD980535215
Start date(s) for any planned or in-progress studies to determine best cleanup methods Projected signing date(s) for any unsigned record(s) of decision (ROD) specifying cleanup actions to be performed
Not applicable Not applicable


EPA's site ID=NYD980535215
Date(s) of signed ROD(s) specifying cleanup actions to be performed Date of most recent amendment, if ROD has been amended Explanation for ROD specifying "No action" or "No further action"
Sept. 1985 No amendment Not applicable
Sept. 1991 No amendment Not applicable


EPA's site ID=NYD980535215
Start date(s) for design of cleanup methods Completion date(s) for design of cleanup methods Party responsible for cleanup
July 1989 Dec. 1991 Private
Nov. 1991 May 1992 Private
Dec. 1992 Mar. 1995 Private
Aug. 1988 Feb. 1990 Private
Oct. 1988 Sept. 1990 Private


EPA's site ID=NYD980535215
Cleanup action(s) performed at site and party conducting action(s) Type of action taken Contaminated media addressed Start date(s) for action(s) Completion date(s) for action(s) Volumes addressed Volumes remaining
Short-term/Private Cap (Placing an impermeable cover over contaminants) Debris Aug. 1994 July 1995 20 square yards (estimated) of contaminated media already addressed  
Long-term/Private Air sparging (Injecting air into aquifers to evaporate contaminants) Groundwater Mar. 1995 4th quarter, FY 2001    
Long-term/Private Soil vapor extraction Groundwater Mar. 1995 4th quarter, FY 2001    
Long-term/Private Pump and treat (Extracting and then treating contaminated groundwater) Groundwater Mar. 1995 4th quarter, FY 2001    
Short-term/Private Disposal Liquid Waste Sept. 1994 July 1995 200 drums (estimated) of liquids already addressed  
Short-term/Private Disposal Other Aug. 1991 Oct. 1995 1,000 cubic yards (estimated) already addressed  
Short-term/Private Solidification/stabilization (Physically or chemically stabilizing contaminants so that they cannot migrate) Other Aug. 1994 July 1995 20 square yards (estimated) already treated  
Long-term/Private Excavation Soil May 1992 Nov. 1994 15,000 cubic yards already excavated  
Short-term/Private Excavation Soil Aug. 1991 Oct. 1995 1,000 cubic yards (estimated) already excavated  
Long-term/Private Dike/Berm Solid Waste Feb. 1990 Mar. 1992    
Long-term/Private Consolidation (Compressing soil) Solid Waste Sept. 1990 Mar. 1992    
Long-term/Private Cap (Placing an impermeable cover over contaminants) Solid Waste Dec. 1991 Jan. 1994 10 acres of contaminated media already addressed