News Releases from Region 05
EPA begins cleanup at Williamson Polishing & Plating, Indianapolis, Ind.
For Immediate Release: No. 16-OPA051
CHICAGO (December 15, 2015) – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today started an emergency response action to clean up the vacant Williamson Polishing & Plating building in the Martindale-Brightwood neighborhood of Indianapolis, Ind.
EPA will identify hazards at the site, dismantle and decontaminate equipment and other building components, and dispose of hazardous substances at a licensed facility. EPA anticipates that work will be completed by spring, 2017.
Williamson Polishing & Plating began operating in 1937, polishing and electroplating brass, cadmium, copper, chrome, and other metals for its customers. The 14,600-square-foot building with plating process equipment and waste was abandoned in June 2016.
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