Caterpillar Tractor Co.
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EPA Project Manager
Ms. Linda Matyskiela - 3LC30
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Region III
1650 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19103-2029
Phone: (215) 814-3420
The Caterpillar Tractor facility achieved a “Yes” determination for the Current Human Exposures Under Control Environmental Indicator (EI) in September 2014. The facility has been redeveloped and the groundwater is undergoing remediation. EPA is currently evaluating the Migration of Contaminated Groundwater Under Control EI determination. Once EPA completes this review process, an environmental indicator determination will be prepared and posted to this website
The facility is currently the York Business Center (YBS). It is a warehouse and distribution center.
Caterpillar, Incorporated once operated as a Precision Barstock Products manufacturer. The manufacturing facility included two primary buildings located in the central portion of the facility. These two buildings accounted for approximately 34 acres. Numerous other buildings were located throughout the site. As a manufacturing facility, Caterpillar produced an assortment of component parts for Caterpillar tractors, which were assembled in various facilities around the world. The initial manufacturing plant (Building B) began operation in 1953.
PADEP has oversee investigation cleanup and closure of the various units at the site under the Act 2 program.
- Some of the site’s key documents of interest are accessible below:
- Environmental Indicator Determination - Human Exposures [PDF, 8 pages, 374 KB, About PDF]
- Documents and reports regarding this facility also can be reviewed in person at these locations:
U.S. EPA Region III
Land & Chemicals Division
1650 Arch Street-11th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Call for an appointment.
- Submit a FOIA Request
Get instructions on how to submit a FOIA request. Additional fee for requests over 100 pages.
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