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Location DB > United States > Ohio > Cleveland > Harshaw Chemical
Harshaw Chemical
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created by sludgeman on 2/4/2011 3:38 PM
last modified by Emperor Wang on 8/13/2021 3:11 PM
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
40 acres, multiple buildings

08.2021 - Demolished in 2015, only foundations remain. A water treatment plant is in place, and it treats ground water contaminated with high levels of nickel. The treated water is piped to the city's wastewater treatment plant.
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Type: Building
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: Easy - it's gone
Recommendation: forget it - It's gone!
 Physical Information
1000 Harvard Ave
Cleveland, Ohio
United States
Owner: Engelhard Corporation
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  •  Hazards
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    From 1944 to 1959, the company was contracted by the Manhattan Engineering District and the Atomic Energy Commission to produce enriched uranium for use in atomic bombs in WWII.
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     Historical Dates
    Built: 1903
    Closed: 1998
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    Harshaw Chemical produced a number of chemicals and solvents untill 1944 when they were commissioned to produce enriched uranium for use in atomic bombs. The site, adjacent to the Cuyahoga River, has been a concern for local residents.
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    Fri, Feb 4th, 2011
    posted by sludgeman
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  • on Aug 13 21 at 15:11, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Aug 13 21 at 15:11, Emperor Wang changed the following: History, Description
  • on Aug 12 21 at 19:00, fr00tCake changed the following: Year Built, Year Closed, Status, Accessibility, Hazards, Recommendation, Security Measures, Required Equipment, Description, Web Links
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