Under the federal Superfund program, EPA is overseeing environmental investigations and cleanup at the Erie Coke Removal site.
The site is located at the foot of East Avenue in Erie, Pennsylvania. Some type of industrial manufacturing facility has operated at the Site since approximately 1833. From 1925 to 1987, various owners operated a coke production facility. In 1987, Erie Coke Corporation (Erie Coke) began processing coal into coke on site. In July 2020, EPA determined that the site poses a threat to public health and the environment. EPA began the removal action, or short-term cleanup, in September 2020 after finalizing and signing the site’s Action Memorandum.
Read more here: https://semspub.epa.gov/work/03/2312278.pdf