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Location DB > United States > Texas > Fort Worth > Pesses Chemical
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Pesses Chemical
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 Database Info
created by Bustedknuckle on 7/22/2008 3:11 AM
last modified by The Good on 1/18/2016 11:04 AM
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
 Overview
 Description
Two Brick buildings, one of which is locked up tight, a open air warehouse (EPA Cleanup) and a fenced off large cement cap.
 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: Difficult
Recommendation: forget it
 Physical Information
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Fort Worth, Texas
United States
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  •  Hazards
     Interesting Features
    Gynecologist chair up in the loft of the warehouse. Wood floor that looks like brick and a whole bunch of junk.
     Security Measures
     Historical Dates
    Built: 0
    Closed: 0
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     History
    Pesses Chemical was a battery recycling company who obviously dropped the ball. Between 1979 and 1981 the company focused on reclaiming Cadmium and Nickel from dry cell batteries. Only problem is the waste from them was allowed to seep into the ground next door at the storage facility. To add to the poor storage the site is located on top of Paluxy Aquifer.

    The Enviromental Protection Agency declared this a superfund site and started cleanup in 1988. They deemed that since the soil was non permiable clay mostly it would not enter the water system.

    However both Nickel and Cadmium are carcinogens when inhaled and the soil above was at a toxic level so cleanup was needed.

    The contaminated soil was removed and a large cement cap was placed over the area. The warehouse was sanitized as well.

    Its most recent use was a computer dump basically and you can find just about any part for an Acer 386 there today.
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    Tue, Jul 22nd, 2008
    posted by Bustedknuckle
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     Web Links
    http://www.epa.gov...ffiles/0602800.pdf

    http://www.epa.gov/superfund/
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     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Steed on 1/22/2016 8:05 AM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Jan 22 16 at 8:05, Steed validated this location
  • on Jan 18 16 at 11:04, The Good changed the following: Status, Hazards, Recommendation, Security Measures
  • on Jul 23 08 at 9:11, SaraBellum validated this location
  • on Jul 22 08 at 4:30, Bustedknuckle made this location available
  • on Jul 22 08 at 4:30, Bustedknuckle changed the following: City, Province / State (please use full name), Country
  • on Jul 22 08 at 4:27, Bustedknuckle updated gallery picture The Sign Says It All.
  • on Jul 22 08 at 4:26, Bustedknuckle reordered images in gallery Superfund Site
  • on Jul 22 08 at 4:26, Bustedknuckle added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Jul 22 08 at 4:23, Bustedknuckle deleted 1 pictures from gallery Superfund Site
  • on Jul 22 08 at 4:22, Bustedknuckle updated the main picture
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