The 35th Avenue Site encompasses the three communities surrounding the Walter Coke Plant located at 3500 35th Avenue, Birmingham, AL. The three communities are Harriman Park, Collegeville and Fairmont. Through a sampling event overseen by RCRA in 2009 it was determined that there were residential, commercial and public properties that had exceedances above Removal Action Levels for Benzo(a)Pyrene and Arsenic.
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EPA Region 4 is currently obtaining access agreements and sampling approximately of 1000 properties in the three neighborhoods.