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Location DB > United States > Ohio > Cleveland > Harshaw Chemical
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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.
 Overview
 Description
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.
 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: Easy - it's gone
Recommendation: forget it - It's gone!
 Physical Information
Address
1000 Harvard Ave
Cleveland, Ohio
United States
Owner: Engelhard Corporation
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  •  Hazards
     Interesting Features
    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.
     Security Measures
     Historical Dates
    Built: 1903
    Closed: 1998
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     History
    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.
     Media Coverage
    http://blog.clevel...trial_site_st.html
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    Fri, Feb 4th, 2011
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     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Emperor Wang on 8/13/2021 3:11 PM.

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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
  • on Feb 4 11 at 23:15, Opheliaism validated this location
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  • on Feb 4 11 at 17:08, sludgeman changed the following: Province / State (please use full name)
  • on Feb 4 11 at 17:07, sludgeman made this location available
  • on Feb 4 11 at 17:06, sludgeman updated gallery picture bags
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