American Cyanamid Superfund Site, flood 2011

Flooding at the American Cyanamid Superfund Site in 2011


Hazard NJ Episode 1: On Thin Ice

At the toxic American Cyanamid Superfund site in Bridgewater, floodwaters are a constant concern

JORDAN GASS-POORE’ and MICHAEL SOL WARREN – Growing up in Bridgewater, New Jersey, Peggy Fussell has fond memories of ice skating on a local pond. That is, until she discovered that the pond was a toxic waste site. Decades after chemical producer American Cyanamid ceased its Bridgewater operations, and was declared a Superfund site, its toxic legacy is precariously contained in local waste ponds …