Welcome to the Shieldalloy Metallurgical Corporation (SMC) decommissioning project for the Newfield, NJ facility.  

Last updated: January 30, 2015

SMC is committed to implementing the safest and most environmentally responsible solution to the legacy environmental issues that exist on the site. We will post documents relating to the decommissioning, updates on the status of the project, and other information that we hope will assist interested parties in understanding the scope of the project, the approach being used, and its progress.


Current status

December 2014

In 2014 the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection became the regulatory agency with oversight of the Newfield Site.

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Decommissioning plan

 The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and Shieldalloy Metallurgical Corporation are working diligently together to develop a Decommissioning Plan based on the removal of the slag pile from the site.

Project timeline

Shieldalloy Metallurgical Corporation (SMC) ceased the production of alloy additives for the aluminum industry at its Newfield, New Jersey facility on June 30, 2006.

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