Latest blood results
confirm safety measures
JERSEY CITY, N.J., Aug. 14, 2014 – The fifth round of blood samples collected from residents living near the Garfield Avenue chromium cleanup sites confirms the multiple and overlapping exposure prevention measures are working. No detectable levels of chromium were found in blood samples. Read more
Work winding down at Metropolis Towers
JERSEY CITY, N.J., May 8, 2014 – Workers are preparing to construct a parking lot in an area that was recently excavated as the third and final phase of PPG Industries’ chromium cleanup at Metropolis Towers nears an end. Read more
Activity ramps up at cleanup sites on Garfield Avenue
JERSEY CITY, N.J., Jan. 28, 2014 – More than 400,000 tons of chromium-impacted soil and debris have been dug up and hauled away as remediation and restoration activities continue to move forward at all nine Garfield Avenue area cleanup sites in the wake of a revised timetable. Read more
A comprehensive air monitoring program at the Garfield Avenue Site is designed to protect workers and the surrounding community.
Learn more about PPG Industries' goal to hire Jersey City-based firms for the supply of products and services as its cleanup sites.
Residents living near PPG Industries' chromium cleanup sites can request an inspection of their homes if they suspect chromium waste is in or on their property.